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Ajimobi’s Burial Strictly Private Affair- Family Insists

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The family of the late immediate past governor of Oyo state, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, on Friday night announced Sunday, June 28, 2020 as the date for his burial.

In a statement signed by the special adviser on media and strategy to the late former governor, Mr Tunji Bolaji, the family stated that his body would be interred at the Senator Ishaq Abiola Ajimobi central mosque, Oke Ado, Ibadan.

The statement reads: “In close consultation with the governments of Lagos and Oyo states, the date for the burial ceremony has been announced. Barring any changes, his body will be interred at the Senator Ishaq Abiola Ajimobi Central Mosque at Oke Ado, Ibadan at 12noon on Sunday the 28th of June 2020 after the traditional Muslim prayers.

Senator Abiola Ajimobi

“To ensure that strict COVID-19 protocols are adhered to, and in light of the current circumstances of our national health challenges, the family appeals to the public to observe strict adherence to COVID-19 protocols in their participation. Furthermore, details of the live media coverage of the funeral ceremony will be made public by tomorrow (Saturday).

“In the near future, details of a larger funeral gathering will be announced where a lot more of his well wishers will have the opportunity to pay him their respect.”

Meanwhile, the Lagos State Government has given details of the death of the former Governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi, who died on Thursday.

Lagos Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, on Friday, said he died from multiple organ failure.

Abayomi explained the multiple organ failure was caused by complications from COVID-19 earlier contracted by the immediate past Oyo governor.

It was reported that Ajimobi later tested negative for COVID-19 but the illness had caused his health to deteriorate.

He was reported to have been on a life support before giving up the ghost on Thursday at age 70.

The former governor was hospitalised at First Cardiologist and Cardiovascular Consultants Hospital, Lagos on June 2, 2020.

Source: Global Excellence

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Pastor Funke Felix-Adejumo Tells Rich People to Dump Their Poor Friends (Video)

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A Nigerian pastor, Mrs Funke Felix-Adejumo of Agape Christian Ministry has urged her members who are rich to dump their poor friends.

She urged her church members to move on if they notice that they are now richer than their friends.

According to the controversial preacher, “Some of you are the best person in your group. Wake up, that group should expire tonight.”

She continued, “If you are the richest person among your friends, that relationship has expired.”

“Befriend wealthy mentors, because you look like what you look at”

The clergywoman is popular for her prosperity sermons.

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Raymond Dokpesi: Polygamy One Of My Greatest Errors In Life

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The Chairman Emeritus of DAAR Communications Plc, Raymond Dokpesi, on Saturday said one of the greatest errors of his life was going into polygamy.

According to him, contrary to the impression that he entered into polygamy because of his wealth, he revealed that it was due to internal family challenges.

Dokpesi stated this in an interview with journalists in Abuja on Saturday as part of the activities to mark his 70th birthday.

The media mogul also revealed how he survived poisoning as a little child even as doctors in Poland predicted that he would not last more than 35 years.

The PUNCH reported that Dokpesi’s autobiography titled: “The Handkerchief”, would soon be unveiled to mark his 70th birthday scheduled for October 25.

He said, “I am a Catholic and I definitely will tell you that one of the greatest errors of my life is polygamy. But it is not something that I desired or something that I wanted. It was a situation that developed, I just had no alternative.

“A lot of people looked at it as if it was wealth that distorted my behaviour but the truth of the matter is that there were internal family challenges that led to the polygamy. I was married to a Polish woman, I wanted to remain with the Polish woman, I still desired it in my old age but she left Nigeria for reasons that she was the only child of her parents and so she had to stay with her parents and I had to stay here and there is no leave in marriage.

“And so, I shuttled down to Poland over 16 times requesting her to come back to Nigeria and stay but as the only child, she wanted to be by them. My mother was very anxious that I should have children that are my own; kids that I don’t have to enter a plane to go and visit. That whole thing caused the instability that later affected my life.”

The DAAR Communication boss further gave insight on how Polish doctors gave him a 35-year life span.

“Well, let me say 35 years was the benchmark that was given to me because in my very early years, I was very sickly. I was fairly handicapped because I could not talk from the very beginning of my life; but very many people assumed that because I could not talk, I could not hear or I could not understand what it was.

“So, I would normally just look and see, watch things as they happened. And I vividly recall when one of my father’s very close friends came to intervene about my schooling and he condemned, outright, any effort to invest in me because I was very sickly and secondly, he had not seen any child of a northerner succeed.

“I was handicapped and that was the toughest moment in my life at that stage and at that time, I felt highly discriminated against, I felt that I was likely to be denied the opportunity to live,” Dokpesi recalled.

“By the time, I was about 12 years I was terribly sick, my mother and father took me to several places from hospitals to native doctors and churches praying, looking for an opportunity for me to survive.

“They later took me down to Agenebode, when my father had almost given up, that I was not going to survive. We went through the banks of River Niger at the time. When we got to the destination, they said I had been poisoned and the people that committed the atrocity were there present and they will be able to deliver me,” he added.

Eventually, he was cured. “But behold, here I am, 70 years old, all those challenges put behind, I am strong, I am healthy and I thank Almighty God and all Nigerians that have given me support all through to be able to reach this year,” he enthused.

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Video: Wike Jokingly Threatens To Place A Curse On Godswill Akpabio 

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Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has been spotted in a viral video jokingly threatening to place a curse on Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio.

Alongside other company, both politicians can be seen in the video having drinks when the Rivers state Governor made the comment, saying “do you want me to curse you?“.

The duo were having drinks when the Rivers state Governor made the comment.

This drew laughter among those present.

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