Monday, 16 November 2015

PHOTOS: Hannah Idowu Dideolu Awolowo begins final journey

Late, Hannah Idowu Dideolu Awolowo

Hannah Idowu Dideolu Awolowo's final journey
Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State and his Oyo State counterpart, Abiola Ajimobi, led citizens of their states to the final burial events for Mrs Hannah Idowu Dideolu, HID, Awolowo as the final burial rights commence.

She died on September 19, and the rights which started with lying-in-state at her Park Lane residence in Apapa, the po­litical homes of her late hus­band and former premier of the defunct Western Region, Chief Obafemi Awolowo is expected to climax with the interment scheduled for November 25 when she would have been 100 years old.



Former Governors of Lagos and Ogun States, Alhaji Lateef Jakande and Chief Olusegun Osoba; Senator Oluremi Tinubu and other dignitaries, yesterday, visited the Lagos home of the late Chief Obafemi Awolowo to pay their last respect to his late widow, H.I.D Awolowo.

Other dignitaries, who attended the lying-in-state and service of songs were Mrs. Abba Folawiyo; former Surveyor-General of Lagos State, Mr. Joseph Agbenla; leader of the Pan-Yoruba social group, Afenifere; Chief Ayo Adebanjo among others.

Hannah Idowu Dideolu Awolowo's final journey

Hannah Idowu Dideolu Awolowo's final journey

Hannah Idowu Dideolu Awolowo's final journey

Hannah Idowu Dideolu Awolowo's final journey

HID Awolowo goes home in gold casket!
Hannah Idowu Dideolu Awolowo's final journey

Hannah Idowu Dideolu Awolowo's final journey

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