By Richard Thomas, Ibadan
Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Iyana Bodija, Iwo road-Ojoo Expressway on Tuesday played host to the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Senate President Ahmad Lawan, Oyo State Deputy Governor, Rauf Olaniyan, amongst others as the remains of Angela Folarin, wife to Senator Teslim Folarin, was brought to the church.
Laid in a white and gold casket, the body of Angela Folarin arrived the church around 10am, alongside the bereaved husband and family members.
In a sermon, Dean, North Deanery, Catholic Archdiocese of Ibadan, Very Rev. Felix Ethapeme said late Angela lived a fulfilled life in total service to God and humanity.
Very Rev. Ethapeme noted that though she died at her prime, her deeds while alive would remain evergreen.
The Cleric admonished the congregation to reflect on their lives and dedicate it to God as everyone would eventually die.
Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde was represented by his deputy, Mr. Olaniyan, Secretary to the State Government, Mrs. Olubamiwo Adeosun, Head of Service, Mrs. Amidat Ololade Agboola and Chief of Staff.
Other dignitaries in attendance included Senator Kola Balogun, Senator Abdulfatai Buhari, Minister of Youth and Sports, Chief Sunday Dare, Hon. Segun Ogunwuyi; Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, Chief Bayo Adelabu, Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Muhammed, former deputy governor of Oyo State, Chief Moses Alake; Olubadan’s representative, High Chief Tajudeen Ajibola amongst other eminent Nigerians.