Mr. Arisekola-Alao died on Wednesday
The burial of late businessman and Islamic leader, Abdul-Azeez Arisekola-Alao, who died on Wednesday, will take place Friday, in Ibadan, Oyo State.
According to an announcement by the deceased’s family, the body of Mr. Arisekola-Alao will be brought to Nigeria on Thursday.
The Oyo State Government has declared Friday a public holiday in the state and the beginning of a seven-day mourning period, during which flags will fly at half-mast.
According to media reports, the Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, and his wife, Florence; his deputy, Moses Adeyemo; the Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Monsurat Sunmmonu, as well as other lawmakers, were among the first people to pay condolence visits to the Mr. Arisekola-Alao’s house on Wednesday.
Until his death, the deceased was the Aare Musulumi of Yorubaland, and the deputy leader of the Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, NSCIA.