Chief Joseph Folagboye Ayinla Awoniyi a Community Leader and Man of the people has been given a most spectacular farewell at his funeral in Omu-Aran, Kwara state.
Chief Awoniyi, the father of a Young Politician and a philanthropist, Hon. Tejumola Awoniyi Jerry began his journey to the great beyond with an emotional wake at his residence, where close family members, friends and colleagues alike paid glowing tribute to his life of impact.
The following day began with a church service at the Cathedral of St paul’s, Omu-Aran, Kwara. It was very well-attended and the church was filled to capacity, a testament to the clout and connection of Chief Awoniyi and his children.
The service was conducted by Reverend (Dr.) Andrew Adeniyi who showered encomiums on the departed for living a fulfilled life and leaving footprints on the sands of time.
Thereafter, Guests were hosted to a lavish reception at Government Secondary School, (GSS), Omu-Aran with King Sunny Ade and Popular Nigerian Hip Hop singer, 9ice Releasing danceable tunes till very late.
Guests at the event included: Hon Tunji Alawuyi
Hon AlatiseCEO Yoyo Bitters
CEO Twins fajaElder Kayode Alabi
Engr Bayo Otunola
Hon Gbenga Makanjuola
HRH Oba towobola
Olayiwola Awoniyi (P.A twins Faja)
Hon Olabode (Patron Da’Ace Club International and the Executives of the Saraki Peace Ambassador Movement.
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