Iconic Event Honors Late Matriarch’s Legacy with Prayers and Reminiscences in Epe.

On the picturesque Marina Waterfront, kakalistiq.com reports that the Elewuro family gathered on Saturday, January 7th, 2023, to celebrate the remarkable life of their late matriarch, Madam Rasheedat Agbeke Elewuro (Ne Ajao). The mirthful occasion, attended by family, friends, and well-wishers, paid tribute to Madam Agbeke Elewuro, who bade farewell to her earthly journey on December 24th, 2023, and was laid to rest according to Islamic rites on December 25th, 2023.

The Officiating Imam, Fadeelatul Sheikh Alhaji Muhideen Folorunsho Balogun, led the 8th-day Fidau prayers, offering solemn supplications for the repose of Madam Elewuro’s soul and seeking divine mercy. In a profound moment, the Imam reminded the gathering of the inevitability of death, urging reflection, repentance, and devotion to God.

The vibrant event adorned the Marina Waterfront with the presence of Madam Elewuro’s children, including Mr. Yesiru Olakunle Elewuro, Mrs. Yesirat Olajumoke Alimi, and Mrs. Elizabeth Animashaun. The Jagunmolu of Epe Kingdom, Alhaji Hafeez Elewuro, Engineer Agbede Adedoyin, and the Obeda, Ibishomi, and Olufowobi families added to the celebration’s joy.

Notable figures from various associations and institutions, such as Army Children High School, Odo-Obara High School, Epe Girls, Epe Local Government, the Association of Mates, and Mercyland CDA, joined the Elewuro family in commemorating the life of their late matriarch. Old students from Epe Grammar School and Army Children High School (2003) united in solidarity, underscoring the communal bond shared with Madam Elewuro.

Recounting the fond memories of the deceased, Engineer Elewuro Airu (Grandson) said, “Losing our beloved grandmother is a profound loss for our family. She was a pillar of strength and wisdom. My fondest memories include her storytelling sessions, where she imparted valuable life lessons. Her legacy will forever live on in our hearts.”

On her part, Mrs. Olamiji Temiyemi remarked that Madam Elewuro’s departure left a void in their lives. “I fondly remember her warmth and the delicious meals she would prepare for us. Her wisdom and love were unparalleled, creating lasting memories that will be cherished forever,” she added.

Earlier, Mr. Olakunle Elewuro expressed heartfelt gratitude to friends, family members, and associates for the overwhelming outpouring of love during the celebration of his dear grandmother’s life. “Your presence and support made the event truly special, easing our grief with the warmth of shared memories,” he said.

The vibrant celebration at the Marina Waterfront not only honored the life of Madam Rasheedat Ageke Elewuro but also showcased the unity and love within the Elewuro family and their extensive network of friends and associates. As the sun set on the picturesque event, the legacy of Madam Elewuro continued to resonate, a testament to a life well lived and a family bound by enduring bonds.

Kaka Babatunde

Kaka Babatunde

Kaka Babatunde is a budding academic researcher and media enthusiast whose experience germinated in high school, attaining the Press Club presidency. As an iconic field reporter for 3 years, he is a writer, serial volunteer, and community cum youth development champion whose collaborative efforts have immensely contributed to nation-building in Epe LGA, Lagos, and Nigeria at large.

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