Chief Adediran Alabi, a Community Leader and Man of the people has been given a most spectacular farewell at his funeral in Ibadan, Oyo state.
Chief Alabi, the father of author, philanthropist and Member, Federal House of Representatives, Hon. Akin Alabi, began his journey to the great beyond with an emotional wake at his residence, where close family members, friends and colleagues alike paid glowing tribute to his life of impact.
The following day began with a church service at the Cathedral of St Peter, Aremo, Ibadan. It was very well-attended and the church was filled to capacity, a testament to the clout and connection of Chief Alabi and his children.
The service was conducted by Reverend (Dr.) Andrew Adeniyi who showered encomiums on the departed for living a fulfilled life and leaving footprints on the sands of time.
The interment took place privately after which guests were hosted to a lavish reception at Liberty Stadium with King Sunny Ade and DJ Secxy releasing tons and tons of melodious and danceable tunes till very late.
Guests at the event included: Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, former Oyo State Governors, Senator Abiola Ajimobi and Otunba Adebayo Alao-Akala, Brig. Gen Raji Rasaki (Rtd), Hon Shina Peller, Mr. Adebayo Adelabu and Senator Teslim Folarin.