Angry youths in Ede, Osun State have attacked Mrs Idiat
Babalola, the Senior Special Adviser to Gov. Rauf Aregbesola on
Babalola who came for the burial of Sen. Isiaka Adeleke, who
died on Sunday, was mobbed by the youths who prevented state
government officials from attending the burial, alleging that the
senator was poisoned.
It took the intervention of policemen with an order from the
State Commissioner of Police, Mr Fimihan Adeoye who was
present at the late senator’s residence, to ferry her out.
The atmosphere at the late Adeleke’s house was tensed as
sympathisers and family members were weeping profusely in
spite the heavy presence of security personnel.
At the late senator’s residence in Ede on Monday, the grave
where he would be buried had been prepared.
The former civilian governor, would be buried near his living
room within the premises, as family members await the result of
the autopsy conducted on the late senator.
Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State and his Ogun State
counterpart, Ibikunle Amosun, had already arrived for the burial.
The Islamic clerics, who would perform the burial rites, had also
arrived as at the time of filing this report.