By Olanrewaju Oyedeji, Ile-Ife
The burial ceremony of HID Awolowo, is set to begin on November 16 at Ibadan. The burial events are scheduled to end with a final laying to earth on November 25.
The body of Mrs Hannah Idowu Dideolu Awolowo will first be on displayed at the Tribune Newspapers founder’s day. It will be recalled that Pa Awolowo founded Tribune Newspaper with the support of HID Awolowo on November 16, 1949.
This position was stated by the eldest daughter of the late HID when Obafemi Awolowo University students paid the Awolowo family a condolence visit in their Ikenne, Ogun state residence, Mrs Omotola Oyediran, the eldest daughter of the late Awolowo also said that the final burial of HID will take place on November 25.
She also thanked the Obafemi Awolowo University students for finding time to pay the family a courtesy visit despite their examination schedules. The eldest daughter also extended an invitation to the Students union of OAU for the final burial.
Among those that visited the Awolowo family were: Mr Omotayo Akande (OAU SU President) , the Vice president of the Union, Public relations officer of the Union, Secretary-general of the Union and the President, Association of Campus journalists, OAU.