A former military governor of the Old Western Region, Major General Robert Adeyinka Adebayo (retd.) is to be buried in his home town, Iyin-Ekiti, Ekiti State on May 20, 2017.
A statement issued at the weekend by the burial committee and signed by his son and former governor of Ekiti State, Otunba Adeniyi Adebayo, said the programme of activities for the burial of the elder state man would commence on May 17 with a service of songs at Haven Event Centre, Archbishop Vining Memorial Cathedral Church, GRA, Ikeja at 5pm.
On Thursday, May 18, the body of the late General will be laid in state at his residence, 48, Oladipo Bateye Road, GRA, Ikeja between 7am and 8.30am.
This will be followed by a commendation service at Archbishop Vining Memorial Church, Ikeja between 9am and 11am.
Thereafter the body will depart for Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, where the body will be laid in state at the Old Parliament Building between 2pm and 5pm. The programme will be hosted by the Southwest governors.
On Friday, the body will move to Ekiti State, where it would be laid in state at Oluyemi Kayode Stadium, during which leaders from the state will hold a tribute session for the departed elderstatesman.
Later in the evening, a Christian wake will hold at his residence, Adebayo Compound, Iyin-Ekiti.
On Saturday, May 20, the funeral service will take place at All Saints Anglican Church, Iyin-Ekiti at 11am.