Tafa Balogun: Family of Former Nigerian Police Chief unveils burial plans

Tafa Balogun: Family of Former Nigerian Police Chief unveils burial plans

Former Inspector-General of Police, Mustapha (Tafa) Balogun, died on Thursday night, August 4, in Lagos state.

Although details surrounding his death are still sketchy, the former IGP had not been seen in public in recent times, and he was said to have been sick.

In a recent development, the family has announced the date for the burial arrangements which will take place in Osun state.

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Former Inspector General of Police (IGP), Tafa Balogun who died at the Reddington Hospital in Lagos on Thursday, August 4, would be buried in his hometown, Ila-Orangun, Osun State on Saturday, August 6.

According to the family, his body would leave Lagos early Saturday, August 6, and he would be buried at his house in Ila-Orangun before 4:00 pm the same day, PM News reported.

Late Balogun was crowned recently

Meanwhile, 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.

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