Tuesday, 5 December 2017

Funeral Service For Late Prominent Hotelier, Aare Francis Odutola Odunuga JP In Lagos


The funeral ceremony of one of Nigeria's  notable hoteliers , Aare Francis Odutola Odunuga was held at the St. John's Anglican Church, Iju Ishaga , Agege on the 1st of December 2017.

The late Aare Francis Odutola Odunuga  was born in Ijebu Ilese on the 2nd of February 1949. He was the 3rd of the children of his mother. His late parents were Pa Olorunfemi Odunuga and Madam Abigael Odunuga (nee Adeshina)  hailed from Ilese and  Ijebu Ode respectively.

Aare's education began when he was enrolled at United Primary School in Ilese where he did his Modern school certificate.

Aare started his working experience as a soldier in the Nigeria military at Ilese barrack where he worked and left in 1976. Not yet contented he employed into the Nigerian Custom Service in 1981 where he worked actively and retired in 2009.

Before his retirement, he planned for life after retirement which gave birth to Grandjoy Hotels where he was the Chief Executive Officer until his death. 
He was the President of Lagos Hoteliers Association and Vice President of Hoteliers Association , South West of Nigeria

Aare Odunuga has his fair share of marital life, he left three wives and children, grandchildren , and great grand children. He was a good practising christian and enjoyed fellowship and worship till the very end. 

The funeral service was conducted by Venerable Taiwo Arowolo . The cleric urged the fam­ily members to embrace God who he pointed out could uproot any barrier to peace in the family .

The cleric, in his sermon encouraged the audience to emulate Late Aare Francis Odunuga , emphasised the need for people to use their wealth to serve God, help the poor and the needy, noting that any material wealth ac­quired by any human be­ing would be of no use if such wealth was not used to serve God and assist humanity.

See photos from the event after cut.......



Eulogy  by Odunuga Abiola ( Creative Director, FashionIdol Inc.)

Omo Elese Ajuwara,
Omo Oreye Karoko,
Aroko Tan Eiye Folo,
Omo Oba Lu Kiriji-Kiriji,
Kafi Irawe Sun Erankoye ninu Igbo,
Omo toye kii Oba Toje,
Toje Nigbe Disan,
Omo Ogbigba to gab ara adugbo,
Ogba ara ile ka ti aya ti oko,
Omo ma sa ku odidi orun,
Omo Olowojoye Mejipo,
Ojo Oye ko ye wuni je,
Omo Adaso bi eni jogun,
Ko jogun owoelo fi se ise e,
Omo Aguntasolo,
Omo Adele Tejiteji,
Sun Re oooo.



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