By Kemi Yesufu, Abuja
Nigerian Executive Director of UNFPA, and Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations, Prof. Babatunde Osotimehin will be buried in Ibadan, Oyo State capital on Friday July 21.
This was contained in a statement signed by his son, Babajide.
According to the statement, the final funeral service for the former minister of Health will take place at All Souls Church, Ibadan by 11:00am.
Osotimehin, who also served as the pioneer Director -General of the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) died in New York on Sunday, June 4 at the age of 68.
Other events slated to mark the passage of the former minister include, the Babatunde Osotimehin Lecture to be held in London by the United Nations Population Fund during the world Family Planning Summit.
There will also be a Service of Songs by the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) scheduled for Abuja.
This is as the United Nations System in Nigeria will host a memorial service on 14 July, 2017, at UN House, Abuja.