FRCN Pays Condolence Visit to Late Bode Akindele’s Family
Nigerians, especially the youths have been advised to be guided by hard work and fear of God to fulfil their destiny.
The first wife of the late Parakoyi of Ibadanland, Chief Bode Akindele, Chief Mrs Olabisi Ayinke Akindele gave the advice today in Lagos while receiving a condolence message from the Zonal Director, FRCN Ibadan National Station, Alhaji Mohammed Bello.
Mrs Akindele noted that the late business mogul was able to succeed in life because he did it with the fear of God.
She emphasized that through hard work, young people could also be successful in spite of current challenges without cutting corners.
She expressed appreciation on behalf of the family for the show of love by the management and staff of Radio Nigeria Ibadan.
Earlier, the Zonal Director, FRCN Ibadan Alhaji Mohammed Bello had described late Chief Bode Akindele as a man with a large heart whose philanthropic nature touched the lives of many people.
Speaking through the Deputy Director Marketing, Mrs Bola Owoyemi, Alhaji Bello said the corporation enjoyed a mutually rewarding partnership with the late Ibadan High Chief.
In an interview, one of the children of the deceased, Bolaji Akindele, said they would strive to build on the legacy of their father, who left a vacuum that would be difficult to fill.
On his part, the Company Secretary and Legal Adviser to the Akindele business conglomerate, Mr Oluwole Ikotun said the deceased related with his workers like a father.
On the FRCN delegation were the Deputy Director Marketing, Mrs Bolanle Owoyemi, Deputy Director News, Revd Olusegun Ayankoso and Deputy Director Programmes, Mrs Bolatito Joseph.
Also on hand to receive the FRCN delegation was the second wife of the late Chief, Chief Mrs Rosaline Atema Akindele