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Bode Oyewole was a hardworking sports administrator – Ojo-Oba

Living a life that pleases God should be taken as top priority in every individual’s daily dealings.

The Venerable, Saint Mark Anglican Church, Olomi Ibadan, Dan Oyewole, said this during the funeral sermon of a former chairman, Shooting Stars Sports Club, 3SC and former staff of Radio Nigeria, Elder Bode Oyewole.

Venerable Oyewole who described death as inevitable, said it was important for Christians to live a Christ-like life.

One of the daughters of the deceased, Miss Iyabo Oyewole, who was short of words, maintained that her father was the best in the world.

Former Secretary General, Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, Dr Bolaji Ojo-Oba described late Oyewole as a hardworking sports administrator.

Also speaking with Radio Nigeria, a former deputy speaker, Oyo state House of Assembly, OYHA, Mr Tunde Olaniyan said the deceased would be greatly missed for his elderly advice.

Elder Bode Oyewole who died last Tuesday at the age of sixty-eight, retired as principal officer of the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria, FRCN, Ibadan, was also a former chairman of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, Oyo state council, and was the Chief Press Secretary to former Governor Kolapo Ishola of Oyo state.

His body had been laid to rest at the Church Cemetery, Olomi, Ibadan.

Taiwo Akinola

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