The remains of Mrs Funke Olakunrin, daughter of the leader of pan Yoruba socio cultural organization, Afenifere, Chief Reuben Fasoranti were yesterday laid to rest amidst tears by relatives, friends, and associates.
Prominent Nigerians including the Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwoolu, Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, Oyo State Governor, Mr Seyi Makinde, Ogun State Governor, Mr Dapo Abiodun, Ondo State Governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, his deputy, Mr Agboola Ajayi and other members of the state executive council graced the funeral service held at Saint David’s Anglican Church, Ijomo, Akure.
Also in attendance were chieftains of Afenifere including its Secretary General, Chief Seinde Arogbofa, its Publicity Secretary, Mr Yinka Odumakin, former Governor of Ondo State, Dr Olusegun Mimiko, former Governor of Ekiti State, Chief Segun Oni, former Deputy Governor of Osun State, Chief Iyiola Omisore and former Ondo State commissioner for Justice, Mr Eyitayo Jegede.
In his sermon at the funeral service, the Bishop of Akure diocese of the Anglican Communion, Simeon Borokini charged the people to always prepare for death, irrespective of their position or status.
In his sermon entitled “Prepare to meet your God”, Bishop Borokini said there are two ways by which people will exit the world, and he gave the two ways as death and rapture.