Osinbajo, others to Grace Akeredolu’s mother’s burial
The remains of the Lady Evangelist Grace Bosede Akeredolu (JP), mother of Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, CON, will be committed to mother-earth today, in Owo, the Governor’s hometown.
The late Grace Akeredolu died peacefully in her sleep on September 15, 2022 at her Kopindogba residence in Ibadan. Dignitaries from all walks of life are expected to storm the ancient town of Owo to join Governor Akeredolu in the celebration of life of his late mother.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo; Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Asiwaju Bola Tinubu; Governors, Ministers; members of the National Assembly, leaders of the APC and friends of the Governor across political parties as well as members of the inner and outer bar are all expected to grace the ceremony.
The weeklong burial event commenced in Owo on Wednesday with the Ajabue traditional procession round the ancient town. Governor Akeredolu immediate younger brother, Prof. Wole Akeredolu and his sibling, Femi Akeredolu led the people of Owo at the Ajabue procession.
The burial arrangements continued on Thursday with the Service of Songs, which was held simultaneously at both Jacob and Grace Chapel of the All Saints’ Church, Ido- Ibadan and St. Matthias Anglican Church, Orogun, Ibadan.
Yesterday, a commendation service was held for the late Grace Akeredolu at Diocese of Ibadan (Anglican Communion), St Anne’s Church, Molete, Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.
Another Service of Song at St. Andrew’s Cathedral, Imola Street, Owo followed it. The Christian Wake was held at the Jacob and Grace family residence in Oke-Ogun, Owo.