Thousands of Ile – Ife residents on Saturday stormed the First Baptist Church, Ilare Ile- Ife for the burial service of the Late Lowa Adimula, Oba Joseph Olasoji Ijaodola who died on 27th January 2017.
Family of the deceased, High Chiefs, Traders, Motorcyclists and Transport Union in their different attires filled the church to the brim.
Eldest son of the deceased, Chief Johnson Ijaodola said his father never envisaged that death is moving closer when he celebrated his 100 birthday adding that his farther never suffered any form of life threatened disease before his death.
“My father died as an hero and a legend, Ile-Ife community will miss him for his righteousness ”
Also the Royal Ambassadors of Nigeria, Osun State Chapter described the deceased as loving religion and traditional leader who is deligent in ensuring development for his community.
Chairman, National Union of Road Transport Workers, Ile- Ife branch, Mr Isiaka Olatunbosun said the deceased was very accommodating and friendly.
He added that the deceased had played many roles in strengthen peace and harmony in the town.
A trader, Mrs Yetunde Adelani a resident of Ilare, described his death as a big loss to Ile-Ife and prayed for the deceased to rest in peace.
However, Christen Wake Keeping was held for the deceased at his residence Ayelabowo street, Moore, Ile- Ife on Friday.