The federal government and all the states is said to be at the event by Ogun State government, and the body of the late Matriarch is said to be taken to to Ibadan, Lagos and Sagamu by the family at a conference held at the Awolowo’s residence.
Former Ambassador to Netherlands and daughter of the deceased, Mrs. Olatokunbo Awolowo-Dosunmu, said the family is set to host friends, well-wishers and the entire nation to a befitting ceremony.
“Her burial is not for our family alone, but for the world. It is going to be an elaborate event. The state government has been very helpful,” she said.
Secretary to the Ogun State Government, Barrister Taiwo Adeolu, said the other 35 state governors have indicated willingness to participate in the burial programme.
He added that the federal government is part of the central planning committee.