By Kolawole Olayinka, Abeokuta
Members of Ogun State House of Assembly representing Odeda State Constituency Honourable Mrs Yetunde Adekanbi Sogbein has set to give her lovely and caring mother a befitting farewell to late Princess Winifred Dademu Abike Sogbein Ademola who died at 86 years of age before joined his ancestor on Friday 8th of June, 2018.
Yetunde Adekanbi Sogbein who was the last born of the 6th children of late princess of Sogbein Ademola and late Pa Sogbein.
Princess Winifred Dademu Abike Ademola was born on Friday 13th of January, 1932 and died on Friday 8th of June, 2018 at 86th years old.
The funeral arrangement was schedule this way on Tuesday 28th August, 2018 Artist Night At Centenary Hall Ake, Abeokuta, 5 pm till down. Thursday 30th August, 2018 Lying in State At Centenary Hall Ake, Abeokuta 2pm – 4.30pm. Christian Wake Keep At Alakes Palace, Ake, Abeokuta 5pm – 8pm Music by Yinka Aiyefele.
Also on Friday 30th of August, 2018 Church Service at Cathedral of St Peter’s Anglican Church Ake, Abeokuta, Ogun State by 9.00 am in the morning. Internment follows immediately at her residence, Aregbe, Obantoko, by Eleweran, Odeda local government and reception follows at The Helipad, Behind Cultural Center M.K.O Abiola Stadium Kuto, Abeokuta, Ogun State.
The Sogbein Family was know as home of a veteran politician during era of the late Sage Chief Obafemi Jeremiah Awolowo (Oselu Baba Ikene).
She said, Late Pa Sogbein contributions towards the development of Ogun Central Senatorial District can not be quantified as he remained the close friends of late Obafemi Awolowo.
Late Pa Sogbein was one that fight for the creation of Odeda Local Government and he was made the Pioneer Chairman of the Council and Egba Odeda Secondary School was Sogbein property during the Missionary era and it was later give to government along with the missionary and his late father has donated it to the Odeda communities.
Late Princess Winifred Dademu Abike Sogbein Ademola was survived by children, grand children, and grate grand children, Aunt, sister and friends.