Arisekola-Alao’s first wife passes on at 68, buried

Abdul-Azeez Arisekola-Alao

Prominent Yoruba and Islamic leaders attended the burial.

The first wife of foremost business merchant and Islamic leader, Abdul-Azeez Arisekola-Alao, has died on Thursday in Ibadan at the age of 68. She was buried on Friday.

Mrs. Arisekola-Alao died after a brief illness from an unidentified ailment.

She was born on January 4, 1945, and was buried according to Islamic rites at the Arisekola-Alao’s residence at Bashorun in Ibadan.

The Chief Imam of Ibadan, Haruna Saora, in his sermon, urged the people to move closer to Allah.

He added that the late Mrs. Arisekola-Alao lived a fulfilled life.

Similarly, Muideen Bello, an Islamic scholar and preacher, urged the people to live in accordance with the rules ordained by Allah and urged the people to change.

“It is not too late for you to change from your negative ways of life,” he said.

The deceased’s husband is the deputy leader of the Nigeria Supreme Council of Islamic Affairs.

The burial was attended by eminent personalities among whom were the Deputy Governor of Oyo State, Moses Adeyemi, and Waheed Olajide, the Secretary to the Oyo State Government.

Also in attendance were Oba Otudeko, Bola Afonja, Taoheed Adedoja, Wole Oyelese, Lekan Alabi, Lamidi Ajadi and Bayo Oyero.

Others were Chief Niyi Akintola, Raji Rasaki, Sharafadeen Alli, Aminat Abiodun, and renown gospel musician, Yinka Ayefele.


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