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.
PROPHETESS MARY OLUBORI OF HAVILAH MOUNTAIN OF FIRE CELEBRATES GOD AT SPECIAL CRUSADE
Uk-based woman of God, Prophetess Mary Olubori was the cynosure of all eyes when she hosted a week long prayer and fasting session to celebrate the wonderful work of God at a programme called “All Mighty: 7 Days Celebration”.
The Prophetess, who is the Founder, Havilah Mountain of Fire and her husband, Prophet Israel Olubori, ministered to hundreds of faithfuls during the spiritually-stimulating event and many souls were saved for Christ.
The soulful event, which was rounded off with a power-packed praise and worship session was attended by such personalities as Ooni of Ife, His Imperial Majesty, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Timi of Ede, HRM Oba (Dr.) Munirudeen Adesola Lawal, Representative of HRM Oba Saheed Ademola Elegushi, CSP Dolapo Badmus and Mr Seye Kehinde, Publisher of City people Magazine.
Guests were entertained by Ayefele, Kehinde & Taiwo Adegbodu, Boye Best while comedians Ashiri and Baba Alariya added a touch of spice with mature jokes.
The highest point of the occasion was the presentation of a gift by Ooni of Ife and wife, Queen Naomi, to the elated Prophetess Olubori who then showered the royal couple with prayers.