The former Military Governor of the old Western Region, Gen. Adeyinka Adebayo (retd.) remain was laid to rest yesterday at Iyin Ekiti his hometown.
The burial of the former Military Governor of the old Western Region, Gen. Adeyinka Adebayo (retd.). started on Friday with a lying in state at Oluyemi Kayode stadium in Ado Ekiti. He is a father to the former governor of Ekiti state,Otunba Adeniyi Adebayo .
On Saturday, Iyin Ekiti stood still as they received notable persons in Nigeria which includes the Acting President of Nigeria,Prof. Yemi Osinbajo,Governor of Ondo state among many others for the burial ceremony.
Fayose urged the people to continue to pray for the family.
He described Adebayo as a true face of Yoruba nation and Nigeria, who genuinely fought for the unity of the country during the civil war that nearly ripped the country apart between 1967 and 1970.