No fewer than 35 Bishops graced the church service at Our Saviour’s Anglican Church, Ikenne Ogun State to bid the late Hannah Idowu Dideolu Awolowo farewell as the body was interred on Wednesday.
The remains of the matriarch of the Awolowo dynasty were finally laid to rest beside the grave of her husband inside the family compound.
Also in attendance were senior government and public figures in Nigeria, prominent among them, President Muhammadu Buhari.
President Yemi Osinbajo, who is a son-in-law of the deceased, former President Olusegun Obasanjo, former military leader, Yakubu Gowon, and former interim president, Ernest Shonekan were also in attendance.
Senate president Bukola Saraki, Oladipo Diya, Lateef Jakande, Gbenga Daniel, Femi Okunrounmu, Bola Tinubu, Ayo Adebanjo, Segun Mimiko, Alaba Lawson (Iyalode Yorubaland), Femi Okunrounmu, and Ibikunle Amosun also attended the event.
Others are, Aliko Dangote, Tunde Bakare, Segun Osoba, Niyi Adebayo (former Ekiti State Governor, Adams Oshiomole, Rochas Okorocha, Rauf Aregbesola and Abiola Ajimobi, Olu Falae, Rotimi Amaechi, Babatunde Fashola, Kayode Fayemi, Ogbonnaya Onu, Adebayo Shittu, Abdulrahman Danbazau among others.
Earlier in the day, the children of the deceased planted a tree in the family compound in memory of their mother, to signify the date she was buried.