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On Saturday 26th March 2022, a great father, and an Icon who has left his footprint on the sand of time, Prince Clement Ishola Adeyemi Akinson was laid to rest in his hometown, Ibokun, Osun State.


It was an event many indigenes of Ibokun and its environs will not forget in a hurry, Why? Because, one of the deceased daughters, Yeye Oge of Dallas, Oluwatoyin practically shut down the town for her father's burial.

 It was a Carnival-like event, as top celebrities from all walks of life stormed Ibokun town to support her.


It was a 2 -day event. The 1st day of the ceremony started from Uni-Osun Mortuary Services Department Anatomy, in Asubiaro, Osogbo, Osun State to his residence, at Rock of Ages, F36, Odo Agbala street, Ibokun in Osun State.


The Lying in state was colourful and it was handled by Farewell Funeral Home.


The Service of Songs and Christian Wake was held at his residence and it started at 5pm. It was anchored by the Officiating Ministers of God from Saint Micheal Catholic Church, at Ibokun in Osun State, where Baba was a fervent member before his demise.


On the following day, Saturday, 26th of March, 2022, the corpse left his residence for Saint Micheal Catholic Church, Ibokun Parish for the final service. The preacher, Rev. Father Paul Akinyode charged the people who attended the service to know that after death there is judgment and what you do when you are on the earth will be judged after your death.

From the church, they left for the interment to perform the dust to dust rite.


Entertainment of guests and reception took place almost immediately at Ibokun Town Hall, where 2 good musicians displayed their talents. The entertainment of guests was divided into 2. One was inside the Hall, where the children of the deceased and their guests entertained their guests, while the giant canopy erected outside was for the family.

The 2 places were filled to the brim, with dignitaries from all over the world, including the creme de la creme of society and politicians to celebrate with the US-based Yeye Oge of Dallas Texas, Chief Mrs. Toyin Akinwole.

Music was supplied by the 32 Artillery Brigade bands, anchored by Sunday Aridunnu.


----Reported by SUNDAY ADIGUN.

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