Funke Adedoyin: Family announces burial programmes for lawmaker


The family of a member representing Irepodun/Oke-Ero/Ekiti/Isin constituency at the Federal House of Representatives, Funke Deborah Adedoyin has announced the burial programme for the lawmaker.

In a statement made available to this medium by an associate of Adedoyin, Comrade Bisi Fakayode, on behalf of the family, Service of Songs for the departed lawmaker is scheduled for 4pm tomorrow (Tuesday) at the Banquet Hall, Opposite Government House, Ilorin. Also, the programme will take place 5pm, same day at A Class Event Centre, Wuse 2, Abuja.

The wake keep and tribute night is scheduled for 4pm on Thursday at Bics Gardens, Wole Olateju Street, Lekki, Lagos State.

In the same vein, funeral service for the lawmaker will take place 11am on Friday at Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pavilion Parish, Jide Oki Street, Victoria Island, Lagos State.

Meanwhile, the family has called on Nigerians to remember them in their prayers at this difficult time while also praying for the repose of the soul of their daughter.

Adedoyin who died in Abuja penultimate Friday after battling with cancer for two years was aged 56yrs and was survived by a son, Tamilore and her aged father, Prince Samuel Adedoyin, who is a foremost industrialist.

Until her death, Adedoyin was the Deputy Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Army and headed a sub-committee which undertook a tour of military barracks in the country.

It was gathered that the late lawmaker during the tour of the barracks had complained bitterly about the state of Army barracks across the country and called for urgent measures to address the situation.

The deceased was elected into the Green Chamber in 2015 on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) but was among lawmakers, who dumped the ruling party for the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), shortly before the National Assembly went on recess in July.

She had served as Minister of State for Health during the tenure of former president Olusegun Obasanjo.

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