The burial of the mother of immediate speaker, Oyo State House of Assembly, Eyin Hon Gunju Ojo in Ogbomoso, Oyo State turned to a political gathering of preset and past lawmakers who assembled to bid farewell to the deceased.
The Funeral Service of the deceased, Madam Alice Ajibike Abeke-Ojo, who died on 27th July 2020 at age 102, was held on Friday 11th September 2020,at Ayegun Baptist Church, Ayegun, Ogbomoso before her body was committed to the mother earth at her residence at Ahoyaya area, Ogbomoso, Oyo State.
In his sermon at the funeral service, REV. DR Paul Olaleye, charged those in attendance to be sure of their faith has he notes that only the redeemed will be allowed in the kingdom of God.
No fewer than 90 lawmakers, old and new members, paid their last respects.
Among them were the Speaker Oyo State House of assembly, Rt. Hon. Adebo Ogundoyin, Speaker Lagos State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Mudasiru Obasa, Immediate past Speaker Ogun State House assembly, Rt Hon Suraj Ishola, Former Speaker Oyo State House of Assembly and current member Oyo assembly, Rt Hon Asimiyu Alarape.
Other key lawmakers are, Majority Leader Oyo State House of Assembly, Hon Sanjo Adedoyin,Hon Jacob Abidoye Bamgboye, Barr Solomon Akande, Hon Simeon Oyeleke, Hon Segun Ajanaku, Hon Kehinde Zubair, Hon Peter Oyetunji.
Hon Ibrahim Ajagbe Toskay, Hon Akinwale Solomon Wolekanle, Hon Leke Oyatokun, Hon Akeem Oladipo, ALH Bashiru Akanbi, Hon Wahab Oluyole and five other members of the Lagos State House of Assembly were also on hand to pay their respects.
Rt Hon Ogundoyin, who spoke on behalf of the House leadership prayed to God to give the family the fortitude to bear the loss, while Hon Akinwale Solomon Wolekanle prayed that may her gentle soul rest in perfect peace.