Buratai, Oba Makama, Others Bid Col Fayemiwo, Wife Farewell

The former chief of Arny Staff, Lt General Tukur Yusuf Buratai; Olowu of Owu Kuta Oba Adekunle Oyelude Makama have led other dignitaries to bid farewell to late Colonel Isaac Ayodele Fayemiwo and his wife, Lady Evangelist Victoria Adejoke.

Many traditional rulers and other notable dignitaries were present at the burial ceremony which was held at Ibokun area in Osun State on Saturday.

At the funeral service, Buratai described the late colonel and his wife as great achievers.

The eleted former Army chief thanked the Royal fathers and other members for their fatherly support to him and president Buhari.

on his part, the Olowu of Kuta urged General Buratai to continue his selfless service to the nation without looking back.

He said the general should count on their natural solidarity.

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”.

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.

This is to mention but few among many courses he attended.

Papa Isaac Ayodele Fayemiwo was a veteran of the Nigerian Civil War.

Credit: Blaze News

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