Policemen and members of different safety companies on Sunday prevented the delegation from the Oyo State authorities from getting into the Oluyole residence of late former Governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi, venue of the Eighth day Fidau prayer for the deceased.
The delegation that was led by Oyo State deputy governor, Engr. Raufu Olaniyan, Barristers Abiodun Abdul-Raheem and Seun Ashamu, commissioners for land and power respectively, have been turned again on the venue.
In accordance with The Nation, the Oyo State Deputy Governor who arrived the residence at about 11:20 am in a convoy of 5 autos was stopped by policemen who insisted that solely Olaniyan’s car could possibly be allowed into the road to hitch the prayer.
The additional report revealed that the safety particulars of the deputy governor initially rebuffed the thought however when their argument obtained heated, a senior policeman intervened they usually agreed that solely the deputy governor’s car ought to go in.
The Deputy Governor on attending to the gate famous that it was locked and he was informed that the important thing was with Mrs Ajimobi, the Deputy governor waited on the gate believing that the problem can be sorted.
Olaniyan having waited for 15 minutes on the gate with no growth left the venue of the Fidua prayer for the deceased.
The spokesperson for the previous governor of the state, Bolaji Tunji, famous that they weren’t knowledgeable that the deputy governor was coming.
Tunji in a press release launched on behalf of the Ajimobi household stated, “There may be 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 speedy previous Governor of Oyo State.”
“1. The Deputy Governor arrived after the prayer had began. The occasion was strictly a household affair.”
“2. There was a have to 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.”
“3. Nobody was conscious that the Deputy Governor was coming as neither the advance group nor the protocol knowledgeable us.”
“4. By the point we obtained to the gate to usher him into the sitting room, he had left. Every thing occurred inside a spate of 10minutes.”
“5. By means of a serving Senator and a former Lawyer Common, we tried to get in contact with him that it was to not slight him and he may sit in a non-public sitting room supplied by the household. Sadly, he had left. We, nonetheless, apologise to his Excellency.”