When the news of the death of the illustrious Ibadan seed and Parakoyi of Ibadanland Chief Bode Akindele broke, many Nigerians felt so sober but submitted to fate.
On Friday 31st July, however, the billionaire philanthropist was laid to rest with a befitting service at the Methodist Cathedral, Agbeni, Ibadan.
Speaking at the event, Governor Seyi Makinde noted that the philanthropist and businessman numbered his days in wisdom and left a pattern for them all to follow. He added that the greatest tribute they can all pay him is continuing in his footsteps and making sure his legacy does not die. Read also: Buhari, Seyi Makinde Mourn Late Chief Bode Akindele
Chief Bode Akindele passed on on Monday 29th June at the age of 88, a day after he called his family members together for lunch.