By Temitope Ojo
Mother of Senior Pastor, Latter Rain Assembly, Ogba, Lagos, Pastor Tunde Bakare, Madam Abigail Eebudola was interred today, Saturday, June 30, in the family house at Sodeke in Abeokuta.
Madam Eebudola Bakare died in his son’s Lagos residence on May 5, 2018
In his vote of thanks at the funeral held at the Bible Life Bible Church, Ajebo Road, Abeokuta, said that his late mother was a great influence on his life and what he became later in life, adding that he will definitely miss her greatly.
He said, “I am grateful to God that Mama did not die while I was outside the country. It was a pact between us that she would die while I am in the country.
“I returned to the country from the United Kingdom of 4th May, and Mama passed on on May 5, 2018.
“Mama carried a heavy load of intercession for me. I will definitely miss Mama. It’s like a part of me is gone. She was a great cook. ”
Eminent personalities, both within and outside country joined the Bakare’s family to bid their matriarch farewell.
President Buhari was represented by the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun.
Others included the vice-president, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, the state governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun and wife, Olufunso, Osun State governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, the All Progressives Congress national leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, and Chairman, Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote.