The remains of Senator Buruji Kashamu will be buried today, Sunday 9th of August, 2020.
A statement by his Media Adviser Austin Oniyokor, said the late politician would be buried by 12noon in his Ijebu-Igbo residence in accordance with Islamic rites.
The 62-year-old died of Covid-19 on Saturday at First Cardiologist Hospital, Lagos.
His death has created a lot of controversial discussions across social media, notable of all was a condolence message by former President Olusegun Obasanjo, sent to the Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun.
In the message, the elder statements wrote that Kashamu’s death is a lesson to all that everyone would be visited by death someday.
he wrote on how the former Senator evaded justice over alleged drugs trafficking charges, but couldn’t escape death.
Read the message below:
“Senator Esho Jinadu (Buruji Kashmu) in his lifetime used the maneuver of law and politics to escape from facing justice on alleged criminal offence in Nigeria and outside Nigeria,” the former president said.
“But no legal, political, cultural, social or even medical maneuver could stop the cold hands of death when the Creator of all of us decides that the time is up. May Allah forgive his sin and accept his soul into Aljanah, and may God grant his family and friends fortitude to bear the irreparable loss,” he wrote.