The Activities marking the funeral Service of governor Makinde’s mother, Late Abigail Omojolagbe Makinde, has begun in Grand style as Governor Makinde and other Dignitaries received the remains of his mother at his Agodi GRA residence for the lying-in-state.
The remains of Chief Abigail Omojolagbe Makinde got to the residence of one of her Sons, Governor Seyi Amid pomp and pageantry.
Governor Seyi Makinde, his Wife Tamunominini Makinde, the Governor of Bayelsa State, Duoye Diri, Aare Musulumi of Yorubaland, Edo and Delta States, Alhaji Dawud Makanjuola, and other Dignitaries who received the remains of Late Abigail Makinde prayed to God for the repose of the soul of the deceased and offered their respect during the Lying in State.
Other Dignitaries, Government functionaries, have also been visiting the home of Governor Seyi Makinde to pay their last respect to Madam Abigail Omojolagbe Makinde ahead of other Subsequent Funeral Services.
Governor Makinde, while appreciating the dignitaries who thronged to his residence to pay his mother last respect, noted that he missed his mother and wished she could still be in the land of the living but appreciated God for the fulfilled life his mother lived while on earth.
Mama Abigail Omojolagbe Makinde Nee Omoregie died in the early hours of Thursday, October 15, 2020, at the age of 80 and is expected to be buried this Friday.