The remains of Toba Suleiman, the Ekiti State correspondent of Thisday Newspaper, were on Monday buried at his private residence in Abeokuta.
Mr. Suleiman was buried according to Islamic rites.
The ceremony was attended by a large number of symphatisers, including his colleagues. The Commissioner of Information and Strategy, Yusuph Olaniyonu, led the Ogun State government’s team to the burial.
The service was conducted by the Imam of the Centre for Islamic Dawah and Research, Mustapha Ibrahim, who called on those still alive to see their existence as grace from Allah.
He noted that there was nothing like untimely death as no death occured without the knowledge of God.
“Alhaji Toba Suleiman has done his bit and left, so we should always be mindful at a time like this, we shall all go. Therefore, it’s important for all of us to know that life is all about vanity,” he said.
Mr. Suleiman died at Sacred Heart Hospital, Abeokuta, were he was treated for a backache.