(PHOTOS): First Kwara Governor Set For Burial
The final burial rites for the first governor of Kwara State, Brigadier-General David Bamigboye (rtd) has begun with the arrival in Ilorin, the state capital, of the late military officer’s remains.
A Nigerian Airforce aircraft marked NAF 038 which conveyed the corpse landed at the Ilorin International Airport at about half past one on Thursday.
The corpse was received by the Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed who was represented by the Secretary to the State Government, Isiaka Gold.
Also, in the government's high-powered delegation were the Deputy Speaker, Kwara State House of Assembly, Mathew Okedare, the Head of Service, Dupe Oluwole, commissioners of Education, Health, Energy, Women Affairs, Environment and Commerce, Special Advisers, Special Assistants and other top government officials.
While handing over the corpse to the younger brother of the deceased, the State Governor consoled the family over the loss and promised to continue to celebrate his legacy.
Service of Songs for Late General David Bamigboye also held on Thursday at the State Banquet Hall, opposite Government House, Ilorin.
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