Otedola Buried

•Pall bearers conveying the remains of Sir Michael Agbolade Otedola, former governor of Lagos State before the burial at Epe this morning. PHOTO..

•Pall bearers conveying the remains of Sir Michael Agbolade Otedola, former governor of Lagos State before the burial at Epe this morning. PHOTO: Oluwasanmi Joseph

Yisa Jamiu

Former governor of Lagos State, Sir Michael Otedola, who died on Monday, 6 May, 2014 at the age of 88 has been buried.

He was buried Friday at the Catholic Church cemetery at Odoragusin in Epe, Lagos State, southwest Nigeria.

•Pall bearers conveying the remains of Sir Michael Agbolade Otedola, former governor of Lagos State before the burial at Epe this morning. PHOTO: Oluwasanmi Joseph
•Pall bearers conveying the remains of Sir Michael Agbolade Otedola, former governor of Lagos State before the burial at Epe this morning. PHOTO: Oluwasanmi Joseph

Earlier in the day, a funeral service was held for him at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Ibowon, also in Epe.

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Funeral rites for the late Otedola began on Wednesday at Onikan Stadium where the Lagos State Government organised what it called ‘Day of Tributes’ for the late former governor.

At the event dignitaries from all walks of life paid glowing tributes to the man who governed Lagos between January 1992 and 17 November, 1993.

After the interment, guests were being entertained at a reception by King Sunny Ade and Haruna Ishola at the time of filing this report.