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Oluwole Coker buries mum in grand style


Former Nigerian Ambassador to Ivory Coast, Oluwole Coker, with his elder brother, Col. Oladipo Coker (rtd), led the families of the Baba Aladura, Nathaniel Ekundayo Coker and Majiyagbe Dynasty of Oke-Ona, Abeokuta, alongside their younger siblings, friends, well-wishers and colleagues to bid their mother, Mrs. Christiana Modupe Coker, final goodbye at a weeklong event, which took place in Kaduna and Lagos, respectively.

Being the wife of the first Baba Aladura of the Cherubim and Seraphim Movement in Nigeria and Overseas, the Christian community took a larger part of the event, which started in Kaduna, where the deceased, popularly known as Special Mother in Israel, lived throughout her life until two years ago when she came to Lagos to reside with one of her daughters, Mosunmola Ayeni, a polyglot and students affairs officer at the Nigeria French Language School in Agbara, near Badagry in Lagos State.


The Lagos event included a wake-keep at Ladipo Coker Close in Festac Town and witnessed by the top society personalities, such as Lagos State Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Otunba Henry Ajomale; business mogul, Alhaji Aliko Dangote; Otunba Olusegun Runsewe, former director general of Nigeria Tourism Development Commission (NITD); Gen. Ike Nwachukwu (rtd); Col. Leo Ajiborisa; Obas; Archbishop Adebayo Akinde; Obas; the diplomatic community; Cherubim and Seraphim members; among others.

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