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Burial plans for late Lagos Sport Commissioner Adeniyi-Adele

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 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.

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