Biillionaire businessman and Aare of Lagos, Chief Rasak Okoya has honoured his parents big time.
Chief Okoya who is Chairman, Eleganza Group joined by his siblings, Alhaji Tajudeen Okoya and Mrs Wosilat Seriki hosted a fidua prayer session in memory of their parents: Alhaji Tiamiyu Ayinde Okoya and Alhaja Idiyat Abeke Okoya.
Held at Chief Okoya’s imposing Oluwanisola Estate home in Lekki, Lagos, the event which featured koranic recitation and prayers by various islamic clerics saw Chief Missioner, Ansar-ud-deen Society Of Nigeria, Shiekh Abdur-Rahman Olanrewaju Ahmad delivering the sermon.
Sheikh Ahmad harped on the need for children to honour their parents, respect them, love them, pray for them and never abandon them.
He stated that no matter how rich children are they must serve their parents till they die.
He praised Chief Okoya and his siblings for inviting everyone to pray for their parents and prayed for their continued success
In his remarks, Chief Okoya stated that his father died when he was 25 years old and he had to grow up fast, taking care of his siblings and mother.
He noted that despite having established his own business, he was compelled by his mother to work in his father’s outfit till he died, noting that the remembrance was to show that he appreciated their impact on his life.
The prayers over, the venue exploded into a classy party venue with loads to eat and drink.
As usual for Chief Okoya’s events, the prayer session was attended by the cream of Lagos society including the Governor, Mr Babatunde Sanwo-Olu, his Deputy, Dr Obafemi Hamzat with their wives.