Aluko for burial Saturday

Prof . Samuel Aluko

The remains of foremost economist, Samuel Aluko, will be interred on March 3 at Ode-Ekiti, Ekiti State, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

According to the programme of events released by the family, his body will lie-in-state at his Ijapo Estate residence in Akure between 3:00p.m and 5:p.m on Thursday.

An ‘Evening of Songs’ for the deceased will hold between 5:00p.m and 7:00p.m at the same venue.

The programme further said a commendation service would hold on Friday between 10:00 a.m and 12 noon at the Archbishop Vining Anglican Church Chapel of Annunciation, Akure.

The body, according to the programme, would lie-in-state at his compound in Ode-Ekiti between 10:00a.m and 11:30a.m while a funeral service would hold at St. Mary’s Anglican Church, Ode-Ekiti, between 12 noon and 2:00p.m.

The interment, it said, would follow at the premises of the church while a reception for guests would hold at St. Mary’s Primary School grounds, Ode-Ekiti.

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