The remains of the late Prince Ademola Adeniji-Adele is expected in the country today (Tuesday) from India where he passed on last Thursday May 5 after a brief illness.
As stated by the family, once the remains of late Prince Adeniji-Adele arrive from India on Tuesday, there will be lying-in-state overnight at the deceased residence at No 712 Road, A Close, House 29, Festac Town.
There will be similar lying-in-state at the family house, 9 Idiomo Street, Isale Eko, the following day, Wednesday, between 9am -11am.
Subsequently, the lying-in-state will continue at the City Hall, Lagos between 12 noon to 2.pm before a prayer session at Lagos Central Mosque at about 2.30pm, while interment follows by 4pm at Abari Cemetery, Lagos Island.
Meanwhile, the sports family has lost a rare gem in the late Prince Ademola Adeniji-Adele, President of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria, AFN Chief Solomon Ogba has submitted.
For Ogba, Adeniji-Adele’s remarkable life as a sports enthusiast and successful administrator attest to his doggedness and commitment to endeavours that he was involved in.
“The death came as a big shock to the sports family; especially we at the AFN,” Ogba stated.
He continued: “Prince Adeniji-Adele was really a nice man, a workaholic who did a lot to improve sports in Lagos and even Nigeria; he will deeply be missed by the sports family. We pray God to grant him eternal rest and also grant his family the strength to bear this great loss.