Eminent Nigerians, families and friends have converged on Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Ibadan, to witness the funeral mass of Barrister Angela Folarin, late wife of Senator representing Oyo central senatorial district, Teslim Folarin.
Our correspondent, who was at the church auditorium at Iyana Bodija, Iwo road-Ojoo expressway, reports that the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, Deputy Governor of Oyo state, Engineer Rauf Olaniyan, Past and Present Lawmakers, as well as, other top government officials, graced the occasion.
The church auditorium witnessed an unprecedented crowd as dignitaries trooped in, awaiting the arrival of the remains of Angela Nwaka Folarin.
Laid in a white and gold casket, the body of Angela Folarin arrived at the church around past ten o’clock in the morning, alongside the bereaved husband and family members.
In a sermon, Dean, North Deanery, Catholic Archdiocese of Ibadan, Very Reverend Felix Ethapeme said Late Angela lived a fulfilled life in total service to God and humanity.
Very Reverend Ethapeme noted that though she died at her prime, her deeds while alive would remain evergreen.
The Cleric admonished the congregation to reflect on their lives and dedicate it to God as everyone who eventually die.
Speaking on behalf of the deceased family, her son, Faisal Folarin said his mother was a brave and superwoman and she would be greatly missed.
Prayers were offered for the deceased and the family she left behind, after which her remains was transported to a private cemetery along Ibadan-Oyo road where she was lowered into the grave.
Angela Nwaka Folarin was born on the 23rd July, 1974 and died on the 28th of last month at the age of 47.