Thursday 15 November 2012

Remains of Olusola Saraki delivered at Ilorin Airport.

Sky Watch Nigeria.

The remains of the deceased former political strongman of Kwara politics Olusola Saraki was delivered at the Ilorin International Airport, Kwara State Nigeria.

The corpse arrived the Airport at about 4: 28 p.m. on board Overland Airlines. The body was inside a golden brown casket and was carried shoulder high by some youth immediately the plane touched down.
The body was received by the Governor of Kwara State, Abdulfattah Ahmed and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal, who led a Federal Government delegation.

Senator Bukola Saraki, who had arrived earlier on board Rivers State Government–owned plane marked N565 RS, was also at hand to receive the remains of his late father. His sister and former senator, Gbemisola Saraki, and the wife of the late politician, Florence, were also at hand to receive the corpse.
There was no ceremony at the airport as the casket containing the remains of the late politician was immediately transferred to a waiting Government House ambulance. The ambulance was later driven out to join the governor’s convoy at the Eid praying ground for a special prayer.

Also at the airport to receive the body were the Minister of Interior, Abba Moro; a former Senator, Jim Nwobodo; as well as Moshood Mustapha, the member representing Ilorin West/Asa Federal constituency in the House of Representatives.

Others were the Minister of National Planning, Shamsudeen Usman; former Peoples Democratic Party Acting National Chairman, Kawu Barage; Minister of Sports, Bolaji Abdullahi; and the Central Bank Governor, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi.


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