Osun state Government has declared a three-day period of mourning throughout the state over the death of Senator Isiaka Adeleke.
Both the executive and legislative arms of the state made the declaration in a separate press statements on Monday.
A statement by Semiu Okanlawon, Director, Bureau of Communication and Strategy, Office of the Governor read, “This is to announce that the the Governor of the State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has directed the declaration of a three-day period of mourning throughout the state.
“This is in honour of the departed first Civilian Governor of the State of Osun, Alhaji Isiaka Adetunji Adeleke.
“The 3-day mourning period commences from Monday, April 24, 2017.
“During the period of mourning, all flags are to fly half mast,” the statement said.
Adeleke, 62, was the Senator representing Osun West Senatorial District at the Senate under the platform of All Progressive Congress (APC) before his death on Sunday at a private hospital in Osogbo.
He was buried on Monday at his Ede residence amidst tears.