Late Actor Pa Adebayo Faleti
The burial arrangement of the late actor, Pa Adebayo Faleti, begins on Tuesday. The Gov of Oyo State Government presented a cheque of N5 million to his family as donation towards a befitting burial.
The State Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Mr. Toye Arulogun said the day of tributes and exhibitions would hold at the International Conference Center, University of Ibadan by 4.00pm, taking note of that administration's dowager's vermin was a piece of the measures set up to praise the pro supporter and Yoruba scholarly symbol.
Arulogun stated that the government would provide other necessary logistics as deemed fit towards the burial of the man whose contributions to the exposition and development of yoruba culture and arts in Oyo state and in Nigeria in general cannot be underestimated.
The commissioner added that the commendation service for Faleti would hold on Wednesday, September 6 at Salem Baptist Church Yemetu by 12.00pm while there would be the lying-in-state at his residence on Thursday, September 7, by 8am, lying-in-state at BCOS, Ile Akede by 10am, NTA Ibadan at 11.00am.
Arulogun said the body of the late Cultural icon leaves for Oyo town for Service of Songs/Christian Wake Keen at First Baptist Church, Isokun, Oyo on Thursday and there would be Artist Night to celebrate Faleti at Plaza De Haruna, Oyo by 8.00pm, stressing that the final burial ceremony service will hold on Friday, September 8, 2017 at First Baptist Church, Isokun and Interment holds at Agboye Village, Oyo via Ogbomosho.
He enjoined all stakeholders in theatre arts, culture, broadcasting and Yoruba literature to attend the various events as a befitting mark of honour to pay their last respects to a worthy ambassador of Oyo State.
In his reaction after the introduction, Mr. Ayoola Faleti in the interest of the Alagba Faleti's family, expressed gratitude toward Governor Abiola Ajimobi and the legislature for the liberal gift and support towards the last adventure home of the veteran supporter and performing artist.
He guaranteed that the Faleti family will perpetually be thankful to the Ajimobi-driven organization for this motion.