The cathedral church of Saint Andrew’s Anglican Communion in Owo on Friday wore a mournful look as the chief of Protocol to Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, Late Ade Oluwatomisin Ogunbodede was laid to rest

The congregation, Members of his family, political and professional associates were virtually in black attires at the church service to bid him farewell.

Describing life as transient and uncontrollable, the Owo Diocesan Bishop of Anglican Diocese, Right Reverend Stephen Fagbemi urged Christians to be prepared and to settle whatever could hinder their eternity

Bishop Fagbemi however appealed to government to ensure that Nigerian roads were accident free adding that a great number of such canarges were avoidable

In a letter of condolence, Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu described his late chief of protocol as a dedicated, dependable and humble ally.

Sympathisers at the funeral service

His wife, Olufunke and children described the late lawyer as a loving husband and caring father but saw his untimely death as shockingly painful and unbearable

Aged fifty-six, Late Ade Oluwatomisin Ogunbodede, a lawyer by profession is survived by his wife, Olufunke, four children, 92yr Old mother and siblings.

He died in a motor accident on January 2, 2021 along Akure-Ilesha road on his way from Ibadan, Oyo State.

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