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Deji Falae Buried

•Mrs Ese Falae, widow of the late Ondo State Commissioner for Culture and Tourism, Deji Falae, being consoled this morning during a funeral service before Deji’s burial in Akure

•Mrs Ese Falae, widow of the late Ondo State Commissioner for Culture and Tourism, Deji Falae, being consoled this morning during a funeral service before Deji's burial in Akure

The  the late Ondo State Commissioner for Tourism, Barrister Ayodeji  Olaniran Falae, who died in the Associated Airline  plane that crashed  on 3 October, will be buried today after a funeral service at  Saint David’s Cathedral, Ijomu, Akure, the Ondo State capital, southwest Nigeria.

•Mrs Ese Falae, widow of the late Ondo State Commissioner for Culture and Tourism, Deji Falae, being consoled this morning during a funeral service before Deji's burial in Akure
•Mrs Ese Falae, widow of the late Ondo State Commissioner for Culture and Tourism, Deji Falae, being consoled this morning during a funeral service before Deji’s burial in Akure

Ayodeji,  who was  the second son of  former Secretary to the Government of the Federation,  Mr. Olu Falae, died  just 6 days to his 43rd birthday  when an Embraer aircraft operated by Associated Airlines conveying the corpse of a former Governor of Ondo State, Chief Olusegun Agagu, from Lagos to Akure for burial, crashed shortly after take-off at Murtala Mohammed Airport, Lagos.

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In honour of the  late commissioner, a farewell service was held on Tuesday, 12 November, at This Present House, the dome end of Admiralty Road, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos State  while a Christian wake took place on Wednesday  at the Adegbemile Cultural Centre in Akure, Ondo State.

Ondo State Gov Segun Mimiko, Deji's widow and others during the funeral service
Ondo State Gov Segun Mimiko, Deji’s widow and others during the funeral service

According to a statement by Ondo State Commissioner for Information, Kayode Akinmade, the remains of the late commissioner will be laid to rest after the funeral service today.        The late Deji Falae is survived by wife, children, parents and siblings.