The family of Barr Taiwo Kola-Ojo, the late Zonal chairman of Kogi West District of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has announced February 14 and 15, 2020, for his funeral programme.
The late Zonal Chairman died in Lagos, on January 7, 2020.
In a statement signed by Prince Richard Akanmode, on behalf of the family and Central Planning Committee, his burial in his country home, Okoro-Gbede, Ijumu Local Government Area, Kogi State, will be preceded by a commendation service that would hold in Lagos, at a date and venue to be announced by the family.
Barr Taiwo Kola-Ojo, who is survived by a wife and four children, built his career in Banking before his retirement from the Central Bank of Nigeria, was elected as Zonal Chairman of Kogi West PDP, and was on his second term in office before his sudden death.
He is credited for invigorating the activities of the party and was generally acknowledged as a mature politician, who conducted his political activities within his party and across party lines without bitterness.
His generosity and social mobility is also widely attested to by family members, friends and associates of the late Zonal Party Chairman.
A Central Planning Committee has been set up to plan and execute programmes drawn up to accord him a befitting burial.