Wife of Late sage, Obafemi Awolowo, Mrs H.I.D Awolowo will be buried in a gold coffin, The News reports.
HID Awolowo who died on September nineteenth and her daughter, Reverend (Mrs) Tola Oyediran said she will be
covered on November 25th in a white damask fabric she purchased and kept for this reason 36 years back.
“Mama in her unique way had kept a white damask to be laid in her casket whenever she died since the day she
stopped her fabric sales business. And if I am not mistaken, I think she stopped selling fabrics around 1979; meaning
that since then, she had kept that damask for that purpose.
That is her wish and it will be like that.”she said Oyediran additionally uncovered that Mama will be covered
in a gold coffin which will be acquired from the United States of America.
She will be covered adjacent to her spouse inside the Awolowo catacomb in the family compound in Okenne, Ogun state.