Rain Of Tributes As Senator Adeola's In-law, Awe Olubiyi, Is Buried - THE DAILY CRUCIBLE



Friday, July 10, 2020

Rain Of Tributes As Senator Adeola's In-law, Awe Olubiyi, Is Buried

From Godwin Akomah, Lagos

The body of late Chief Sehindemi Awe Olubiyi, the father-in-law to Senator Solomon Adeola, chairman of Senate Committee on Finance was laid to rest at the "Vault and Gardens", Ikoyi after a funeral service at Christ the Light Interdenominational Church in Alausa, Ikeja.

The late scion of the first Odofin of Iponda land, King David Erinopojo Olubiyi from Ilesha, Osun State passed on at the age of 70 on April 15, 2020 but could not be buried earlier due to the COVID-19 Pandemic Lockdown.

Presiding Chaplain of the church, Very Reverend Ayo Oyadotun at the funeral service stated that death is a debt to be paid by everyone stressing that the important thing for the dead is to make heaven while leaving behind a good legacy.

" From the tributes and the standing  of the family Pa Olubiyi left behind  I can see the legacy of a good and generous man," the clergyman stated.

Senator Adeola in his tribute to his late father-in-law and thanks to the few sympathisers allowed by COVID-19 precautionary measures to attend the funeral, stated that the late Chief Olubiyi was a father to him and his happy and fruitful marriage of over twenty years to his daughter is a testimonial for his in-law.

Among the guests at the service were Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu,  Lagos State Governor represented by Mr. Tayo Ayinde, his Chief of Staff, Prince Dapo Abiodun, Ogun state Governor represented by Rt.Hon Tunji Egbetokun, former Speaker of Ogun State House of Assembly, Senior Special Adviser (Political) to the governor and Chief Kayode Odunaro, Media Adviser to Senator Adeola.

Others present at the event are Alhaji Ayinde Enilolobo, Lagos State APC Organising Secretary, Hon. Babatunde Olaotan, Special Adviser(Government House) to Ogun State governor, Hon. Funmi Efuwape, Ogun State Commissioner for Women Affairs,  Hon. Kehinde Joseph, member of Lagos State House of Assembly representing Alimosho 2 and Hon. Ayo Adeleye, Special Adviser to Ogun State governor on Politics among others.

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