Burial rites for ex-IG, Adewusi, begins Tuesday

A four-day programme of events has been mapped
out for the final funeral rites of former Inspector
General of Police and the Asiwaju of
Ogbomosoland, Chief Sunday Adewusi. The events will kick off on Tuesday at 11.00 a.m.
with tributes and cultural day at the 1,500 -seater
Lecture Theatre, College of Health Sciences, Ladoke
Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH),
Ogbomoso, by the Ogbomoso Community
Foundation (OCF), a non-political social organisation of which the deceased was the
founding father. On Wednesday, there will be a lying-in-state at his
Ilorin, Kwara State residence between 2.00 p.m.
and 4.00 p.m. followed by service of songs and
night of tributes at Ilorin Township Stadium
beginning from 4.00 pm. According to a press statement signed by the
publicity secretary of OCF, Alhaji Amusa Ladiran,
commendation service will hold at Emmanuel
Baptist Church, Sabo-Oke, Ilorin, Kwara State on
Thursday between 10.00 a.m. and 1.00 p.m.
followed by another lying-in-state and Christian wake-keep at the deceased’s ancestral residence,
Adewusi House, LAUTECH area, Ilorin road,
Ogbomoso between 2.00 p.m. and 8.00 p.m. The final funeral service will hold on Friday, April 8
at Beulah Baptist Conference ground, Ogbomoso at
10 a.m. followed by interment at his residence
while guests will be entertained at Ogbomoso
Recreation Club.


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