-Details of the Funeral Arrangement
The burial ceremony of Chief (Mrs) Flora Olamide Harold- Sodipo is billed to hold this week. Mama Harold-Sodipo (née Adefope), a grand Dame of the Nigerian social establishment, was the mother of Oloori Ladun Sijuwade, the beautiful wife of the His Imperial Majesty, Oba Okunade Sijuwade Olubuse 11, the Ooni of Ife. She died on Thursday, August 24, at the ripe age of 92.
Mama Harold-Sodipo is survived by three children- Adedapo Harold- Sodipo, Oloori Ladun Sijuwade and Adebayo Harold- Sodipo, many grandchildren and a great grandchild.
The funeral arrangement kicks off on Wednesday, August 27, with a Service of Songs at Yet’s Court, Maryland Crescent, Maryland, Ikeja. The dress code is gold head gear. The Christian Wake Service will hold on Thursday, August 28, at the Anglican Church of Ascension, Omodara Street, Opebi, Ikeja. The colour code for the event is coral head gear and white attire. The funeral service will take place on Friday, August 29, at St. Peter’s Church, Ajele Street, Faji, Lagos Island. The reception follows immediately after the service at Habour Point, off Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island, Lagos. The dress code is bronze head gear and Ankara attire.