Wole Soyinka’s daughter buried in Oyo, Amaechi, Duke attend (PHOTOS)

by Oge Okonkwo

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Iyetade Soyinka, second daughter of Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka was today, interred at Ultimate Gardens, Ibadan Oyo state.

A funeral service was held in her honor at the Chapel of The Ressurection,University of Ibadan (UI) , before the internment.

It was gathered that virtually everyone at the funeral could not hold back their tears.

Iyetade Soyinka 48, died at the University of Ibadan Teaching Hospital from an undisclosed ailment.

PM News reports:

In his sermon, Very Rev. Kunle Oyelade who commiserated with the family said that no one could answer the question of why  death took Iyetade away. But he urged everyone to give their lives to Christ.

He pointed out that it would be proper for people to say good things after one might have gone. Those who paid their tributes to the late deceased which include Ilemakin Soyinka, Olaokun Soyinka and Bolu Onabolu shared the good and the bad time spent together with the

She was described as a very religious, kind-hearted, nice and generous woman.

Former Governor of River State, Donald Duke, Yemi Ogunbiyi of Tanus Communication at the funeral

Two of the deceased sisters, Moremi and Peyibomi in tears read some of the poems the deceased wrote when alive.

Among the dignitaries in attendance were the former governor of Cross River State Donald Duke, Governor of Rivers State, Rotimi Ameachi, and Managing Director of Tanus Communications, Dr. Yemi Ogunbiyi

Virtually everyone that attended the funeral could not hold back tears throughout the funeral programme.

 

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