Former Minister Of Health, Osotimehin To Be buried On July 21

The remains of the late Prof. Babatunde Osotimehin, former Minister of Health and Executive Director of United Nations Population Fund,UNFPA will be laid to rest in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital on Friday, July 21.according to a statement made available to newsmen in  Abuja.

The statement Reads:

Overview of Events for the Celebration of Life of Professor Babatunde Osotimehin (Executive Director of UNFPA)

With gratitude to the Almighty God for a life well spent in service to humanity, the Babatunde Osotimehin Family of Ijebu-Igbo, Ogun State of Nigeria, hereby announces the schedule of events for the celebration of life and final funeral rites of our father, Professor Babatunde Osotimehin OON:

1. The Babatunde Osotimehin Lecture
Organized by the United Nations Population Fund at the Family Planning Summit
10 July 2017, 5:00 – 6:00pm
Venue: County Hall (Next to the Marriott Hotel), London

2. Memorial Service of Songs
Organized by the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA)
13 July 2017, 4:00pm
Venue: National Christian Centre (formerly Ecumenical Centre) Central Area, Abuja

3. Memorial Service
Organized by the Nigeria UN System
14 July 2017, 10:00am
Venue: UN House, Central Area, Abuja

4. Candle Light Vigil
Organized by the United Nations Staff Recreation Council – Nigerian Association
15 July, 2017, 7pm
Venue : Nigeria House, 828 Second Avenue, New York

5. Day of Tributes
Organized by Friends and Colleagues of Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin
19 July 2017, 4:00pm
Venue: Prof. T.O. Ogunlesi Hall (opposite UCH Main Gate), Ibadan

6. Lying in State and Memorial Ceremonies
20 July 2017
– 9:00 – 10:00am at Trenchard Hall, University of Ibadan
– 12.00 – 1.00pm at the Foyer, University College Hospital, Ibadan

7. Christian Wake-Keep
20 July 2017, 5:00 – 7:00pm
Venue: Prof. T.O. Ogunlesi Hall (opposite UCH Main Gate), Ibadan

8. Final Funeral Service
21 July 2017, 11:00am
Venue: All Souls Church, Old Bodija, Ibadan, Oyo State

9. Reception of Guests
21 July 2017, 1:00pm
Venue: Jogor Center, Liberty Road, Ibadan

Dr. Babajide Osotimehin
For the Family

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