Serubawon: Why family postponed burial

The burial of the late first executive governor of Osun State, Sen. Isiaka Adeleke, which was earlier scheduled for 4:pm on Sunday, was postponed.

Confidants in Ede told National Infinity that Adeleke’s corpse, which was initially brought to his residence in Ede at 1:10 pm in preparation for the Islamic burial rites, was returned to Ladoke Akintola Hospital in Osogbo for autopsy at the dictate of his junior brother, Deji Adeleke.

Sources said that the younger brother of the late politician, Deji, ordered for autopsy to be carried out to ascertain the cause of death. Deji was also said to have directed that the burial ceremony be postponed till Monday. Friends and sympathisers, who were waiting for the burial ceremony, were told around 5:30 pm that the event had been postponed. A family source said the burial had been fixed for 10: am on Monday, pending the outcome of the autopsy.

As at this evening, another close family source told National Infinity that the autopsy has been conclude and the result handed over to the family but the family was yet to make it public.

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