These are the first photos from HID Awolowo’s lying in state, as she is to be buried today in Ikenne, Ogun state.
The Awolowo matriarch’s corpse has been lying-in-state since Nov 17 at her residence. Another photo below:
Many dignitaries were at the burial today, they include Senate President Bukola Saraki, Edo state governor Adams Oshiomhole and his wife Iara, Oyo state governor Abiola Ajimobi, Osun state governor Rauf Aregbesola, Imo state governor Rochas Okorocha, renown lexicologist Patrick Obahiagbon amongst others. Photos below:
May her soul rest in peace.
Photo Credit: NationalHelm