By Seyifunmi Odunuga
Family and friends of former Assistant Inspector General of Police, Rt. AIG Fatai Oladipupo has condoled with him over demised of her wife, Alhaja Raliat Oladipupo who died on Sunday at the age of 55 yrs.
The wife of the Retired AIG died on Sunday after a brief illness and was buried on Sunday with Islamic rite.
At the Three (3) day fidau prayer held on Tuesday for the deceased in Ibadan, people gathered to eulogies the departed soul, describing her as a mother who lived a fulfilled life during her lifetime.
Special Adviser to Governor Makinde on Security Matters, Fatai Owoseni said that word of mouth is not enough to describe the kindness of late Mrs Oladipupo, praying that God should give the family fortitude to bear the loss.
The outgoing President of Central Council of Ibadan Indigenes (CCII), Chief Yemi Soladoye called on children of the deceased to uphold the legacy their mother left behind, saying that though their mother is no more her works should live on.
While delivering the fridaus sermon titled: “Life is a fading shadow”, the State Missioner, Ansar-udeen, Oyo State, Alhaj. Basheer Elesinmeta stated that every living creature can be likened to arrival and departure at Airport, which simply means every man must taste death.
He added that: “We must always submit ourselves to the will of Allah. This is simply because there would be a time we would cease to exist and be referred to as the dead.”
The cleric urged the husband as well as the children of the deceased to try as much as possible to immortalise her in a way people would benefit so that they would continue to pray for the repose of her soul.”
Speaking on behalf of the family, one of the children of the deceased, Jubril Oladipupo described his late mother as a brave woman who has touched the lives of the poor and less privileged in society during her lifetime, adding that her presence will be missed.
He, however, said that a foundation will be registered in the name of Mrs Oladipupo to continue to help the masses and reached out to the less privileged, saying that this will keeps the memory of her late mum alive.