The service of Songs for the Mother of the Executive Governor of Oyo State, Mr Seyi Makinde, Chief (Mrs) Abigail Omojolagbe Amope Makinde (nee Omoregie) was held on Thursday, 3rd December 2020 in Ibadan Oyo State Capital. Mama, as reported, died peacefully at the age of 81 at her Ibadan home on Thursday, October 15th, 2020.
Seyi Makinde shared his appreciation on his verified Facebook page, thanked the Governor of Bayelsa State, Douye Diri and Ondo State Governor, Ogbeni Rotimi Akeredolu, who attended the service of songs and spent the evening with his family.
According to him,” This evening, we held the lying in state and service of songs for my mother, Chief (Mrs) Abigail Omojolagbe Amope Makinde (nee Omoregie). I feel privileged because I got to share nearly fifty-three years of my life with her, and I will treasure the beautiful memories I have of her.
I thank everyone who came from near and far to attend the funeral ceremonies. I especially thank my brothers, Governors Douye Diri, Rotimi Akeredolu and Godwin Obaseki, for taking time off governance to spend the evening with my family”, he concluded.