The former Chief of Army Staff, LT General Tukur Yusuf Buratai, Olowu of Owu Kuta , Oba Adekunle Oyelude Makama led other many traditional rulers and other notable dignitaries to attend the burial ceremony of late Colonel Isaac Ayodele Fayemiwo and his wife, Lady Evangelist Victoria Adejoke yesterday.
The burial ceremony was held at Ibokun in Osun State.
Late Colonel Fayemiwo was born in Obokun Local Government Area of Osun State into the family of Chief Daniel Oyewole Fayemiwo and Chief Mrs Victoria Omoyefa Fayemiwo.
He hailed from Ibokun, Osun State. At the St. Peters Anglican church, Ibokun, Papa Isaac Ayodele Fayemiwo was fondly called “BABA EGBE IJO PETERU MIMO IBOKUN”. Late Isaac Ayodele Fayemiwo joined the Nigerian Army as a member of the Direct Regular Course 3 in November 1969. He served meritoriously in the Nigerian Army and earned his promotions progressively. He was a member of the Armed Forces Command and Staff College, Senior Staff Course 3 among others. Papa Isaac Ayodele Fayemiwo was a veteran of the Nigerian Civil War.
An elated former Army chief described the late colonel and his wife as great achievers and humane and expressed thanks to the Royal fathers and Members House of Representative in the delegation for their fatherly support to him and President Buhari.
In his speech, Olowu of Kuta urge General Buratai to Continue his Selfless service to the nation without looking back as he can see the natural solidarity of support he received from natural rulers of the land.
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