Tafa Balogun To Be Buried Tomorrow In Osun State

Former Inspector General of Police (IGP), Tafa Balogun who died at the Reddington Hospital in Lagos yesterday would be buried in his hometown, Ila-Orangun, Osun State on Saturday.

According to the family, his body would leave Lagos early Saturday and he would be buried at his house in Ila-Orangun before 4 pm the same day.

He was recently installed as the Oluomo of Igbomina in Ila-Orangun at the palace of the Orangun of Ila, Alayeluwa, Oba Wahab Oyedotun, Bibire II.

The ceremony was attended by all first-class Igbomina traditional rulers in Kwara and Osun states.

He died at 74, a few days before his 75th birthday on August 25.

Balogun was appointed as Nigeria’s 11th Indigenous Inspector-General of Police on March 6, 2002, and was retired on January 17, 2005.

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