The household of late former Oyo State governor, Abiola Ajimobi has defined why the state’s Deputy Governor, Rauf Olaniyan was prevented from attending the eighth day Fidau prayer of the late governor.
Ajimobi’s household defined that the prayer was in strict adherence to federal authorities’s social distance directive, including that they weren’t conscious of the deputy governor’s go to.
The household of the deceased disclosed upon Olaniyan’s arrival, efforts to make sure his entrance proved abortive as he left whereas they had been making association for his entrance into the prayer venue.
Recall that Olaniyan, the Head of Service, Ololade and the Commissioner for land, Mr Abiodun Abdul-Raheem, had arrived Ajimobi’s residence in Ibadan, the state capital however had been prevented from having entry into the deceased home.
Nevertheless, spokesperson to the deceased governor, Mr Bolaji Tunji, in an announcement stated: “There’s the necessity to make clear the believed presence of the Deputy Governor of Oyo State, Engineer Rauf Olaniyan on the eighth day prayer of HE Senator Abiola Ajimobi, the quick previous Governor of Oyo State.
“The Deputy Governor arrived after the prayer had began. The occasion was strictly a household affair.
“There was a must adjust to the Covid-19 protocol as established by NCDC – Social distancing, no more than 30 folks in a spot and seats organized, accordingly. After which the gate was shut.
“Nobody was conscious that the Deputy Governor was coming as neither the advance workforce nor the protocol knowledgeable us.
“By the point we obtained to the gate to usher him into the sitting room, he had left. All the things occurred inside a spate of 10minutes.”
The household additionally disclosed that efforts had been made to tell the deputy governor what occurred “was to not slight him and he may sit in a non-public sitting room” however he had left the venue of the prayer.
Additionally they apologised to Olaniyan for the incident.
In the meantime, Ajimobi, a two-time governor of the state had died just lately resulting from Coronavirus problems.