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Shettima, Gowon, Abiodun, others bid Subomi Balogun farewell

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Shettima, Gowon, Abiodun, others bid Subomi Balogun farewell

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The founder of First City Monument Bank, Otunba Subomi Balogun, was on Saturday, buried in Ijebu Ode, Ogun State.

The town of Ijebu Ode, Ogun State was agog with dignitaries who gathered to honour the 89-year-old late Olori Omo Oba of Ijebuland.

The funeral service kicked off at 10 am at the Cathedral Church of Our Saviour in Ijebu Ode. It was followed by a private family interment.

Prominent Nigerians who bade the chairman of the FCMB farewell include Vice President, Kashim Shettima; former head of state Gen. Yakubu Gowon (retd); Ogun and Lagos State governors, Dapo Abiodun and Babajide Sanwo-Olu, respectively, among others.

The billionaire businessman died in London on May 18 at the age of 89.
(Punch)