Cloudy Weather Report Ramallah, Palestine +4°C, Cloudy
Home | News |

Ambassador Olusegun Olusola Buried

Ambassador Olusegun Olusola Buried The remains of the late Abassador Olusola being carried by pall bearers for burial at Iperu tpwn, Ogun state, this morning



Iperu-remo in Ikenne Local Government area of Ogun State, southwest Nigeria literarily stood still for culture icon, Ambassador Olusegun Olusola this morning as markets were closed and shops with other commercial centres were under lock and key as he buried.

Dignitaries who witnessed the burial ceremony include, representative of President Goodluck Jonathan, Dr. Douglas Uranta; Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun; former Information Minister Chief Alex Akinyele; Chief Executive Officer of AIT, Dr. Raymond Dokpsei and pools magnate, Chief Adebutu  Kessington.

The casket of Ambassador Olusola was brought into Iperu-Remo at about 8.16 a.m and taken to his residence at TV House station area, Iperu-Remo, where it laid-in-state from 9-10 a.m.

The body later laid-in-state for about one hour at Akesan Iperu-Remo club which the late Olusola and many prominent indigenes of the town belong to.

Thereafter, the corpse was moved to Wesley Methodist Cathedral Church, where Rt. Rev. J.O. Gboyega, the Bishop of Methodist Church, Remo Central Diocese conducted the service.

After the church service, the corpse was interred at his residence, TV House, station, area, Iperu-remo while a reception was held for the guests later in the day.

Ambassador Olusola, 77, died in Lagos on 22 June, 2012 after a brief illness. For many decades, he was a broadcaster and became famous when he created the television soap opera, The Village Headmaster which ran on Nigerian Television Authority, NTA for several years.

In appreciation of his contribution to his home twon, he was conferred with the chieftaincy title of Aremo Ajibulu of  Iperu-Remo while the federal government conferred on him a national honour of Commander of the Order of the Niger, CON.

He is survived by his wife, Chief Mrs. Fehintola Olusola, children and grand children.

Disclaimer: Opinions expressed here are those of the writers and do not reflect those of nigerianewsgrio.com. nigerianewsgrio.com accepts no responsibility legal or otherwise for their accuracy of content. Please report any inappropriate content to us, and we will evaluate it as a matter of priority.
Loading...




Related Articles

Basketball: NBBF Announces Date for Total National Division 1 Commencement.

The Nigeria Basketball Federation, NBBF  has  announced the 27th of November 2018 as commencement date for the Total National Division 1 League. In a  letter sent

See the Warriors in FNB Staduim on Saturday.

As Nigeria Super Eagles Sets to tackle the Bafana Bafana of South Africa Tomorrow.Breaking Times takes a look at the gladiators for Saturday’s game. NIGERIA’S 23

Nigeria Starting Eleven Against Bafana Revealed

Super Eagles Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr has revealed his starting line-up for Saturday afternoon’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against South Africa at the

Most Watched Videos

View all posts



Most Read News

View all posts

Expert to Nigerians: Eat local foods to prevent diseases

A Consultant in Reproductive Endocrinology, Prof. Oladapo Ashiru, urged Nigerians to cultivate the habit of eating local foods to prevent diseases such as diabetes. Ashiru,  the

From Anyone But Jonathan (ABJ) To Anyone But Buhari (ABB): A Nation In Trouble By Modiu Olaguro

“You do not disorganize a society, however primitive it may be, with such an agenda if you are not determined from the very start to

Another lawmaker allegedly dumps APC over controversial primaries (photo)

- A member of the federal House of Representatives, Ahmed Abu, has allegedly dumped APC- Abu cited irregularities in the recently concluded APC primaries as

Tech: The death toll from California's fires has risen to 66, with thousands of homes destroyed in Malibu and Northern California

The death toll from the California wildfires had risen to 66. On Thursday, seven more bodies were recovered. The Camp Fire in northern California

N33bn NEMA Report: Group blasts PDP for attacking Osinbajo

The Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP has been berated for attacking Vice President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo over the report of a purported N33 billion corruption allegation

2019: Buhari, Oshiomhole meet behind closed-doors

We’ll campaign on character, integrity of candidates, says OshiomholeSays Imo people excited over Senator Uzodimma By Johnbosco Agbakwuru, Abuja PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari Friday met behind closed

Most Watched Movies

cron