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#RIP. Chief Mrs Oyeyemi Abike BORISADE (1945 – 2022) is laid to rest. Jim Ovia, Otunba Niyi Adebayo, Erelu Bisi. Fayemi, ODU’A Conglomerate, Others express Condolences with children of the deceased.

Mrs Folusho Olaniyan OON, led her younger siblings; Dr (Engr) Taiwo Borisade, Mr Kehinde Borisade and Biodun Borisade in the proceedings of the funeral activities for their late mother, chief Mrs Oyeyemi Abike Borisade (Nee Awodola) 1945 – 2022.

The events culminated at the civic centre Victoria Island Lagos where the reception and entertainment of guests held on the 2nd of Sept 2022.
The internment of late chief Mrs Borisade held as a private family affair at Vault and Gardens Cemetery Ikoyi after the well attended funeral service at Cathedral church of Christ marina Lagos.
In attendance at the funeral service were dignitaries, including the first executive governor Ekiti state, Otunba Niyi Adebayo and his wife Erelu Angela Adebayo. Erelu Bisi Fayemi, the Ekiti state first lady. Past deputy governor Lagos state, HE Alhaja Deroju Ojikutu, White cap chiefs from the Iru kingdom represented the council of Lagos obas, the minister for state Transport Honourable Adegoroye amongst other VIPs in attendance.

The church societies which the deceased was member of till her demise, The women’s guild auxiliary and the Helpers union were fully represented at the service sequel to an earlier commendation program hosted by both societies on Sunday 28th August at Rosiji Hall within the church premises.

Upon the announcement of the passing of the deceased by the children on the 25th of July, the resounding tributes and ovation of a fulfilled life well spent from organizations, Government Parastals, individuals was ground swelling.
ODUA Investment ltd which Mrs Olaniyan is independent director on the board, HID Awolowo Foundation, National Industrial Court, Ekiti State Governor, Institute of Directors, Zenith Insurance PLC were amongst the entities that paid their respect in documented letters of tribute.
The officiating priest during his sermon at the funeral service was emphatical about the virtue of the deceased. He admonished young mothers to emulate these virtues of honesty in purpose, humility and most importantly respect and consideration for fellow Human beings. Mama had an unwaivering love for God and God’s household (the church)

Prof (Dr) Nike Oyejide, sister to late chief Mrs Borisade spoke on behalf of her other siblings and the message was to emulate the family and societal care exemplified by late chief Mrs Borisade’s life.

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My vision is driven by the conviction that Governments primarily have responsibilities to perform and must be held to account on improved conditions that meet basic standards of living; employment generation and livelihoods sustainability; whilst balancing socio-cultural peculiarities of the various constituencies in the new world order.

Abiodun BORISADE is the last child of the 4 children of Late Justice Michael Ayorinde BORISADE and wife, Chief Mrs Oyeyemi BORISADE.
Abiodun holds a Bachelor of science degree in chemistry (1997 EKSU); A Masters degree in Environmental Management (Middlesex University, UK. 2002); A Post Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Lecturing (University of Bolton UK, 2006); A Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism (International Institute of Journalism, University of Maiduguri 2019).

Abiodun lectured in chemistry and general sciences at various renowned UK institutions including Hopwood Hall College, Middleton Greater Manchester; City & Islington College, London.

Abiodun BORISADE is Founder and Chief Executive Office of Elise Integrated Consult Nigeria Limited. A popular media brand www.abiodunborisade.com is also under his direct control.

Abiodun served as Technical Assistant to Ekiti government 2011, and is currently serving as special assistant on new media to ekiti state governor.

He is member to numerous reputable professional bodies within and outside Nigeria.

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