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What I Will Miss About My Mother As Elemo Of Akure Buries Mother’s in Grand style

Dupson Collins – 12 July, 2021

The exit of the matriarch of Elemo dynasty in Akure Kingdom, Snr.Apostolic Mother Christiana Ibipo Etipe Adedipe (Nee Oladunmoye), the mother of Elemo of Akure, Senior High Chief Segun Adedipe attracted who is who across the globe to her funeral service held in Akure, the capital of Ondo State.

Snr Apostolic Mother Christiana Ibipo Etipe Adedipe died at the ripe age of 88.

Speaking with the PATH, Snr High Chief Olusegun Adedipe described her mother as one of the best mother anyone could asked for.

” My mother was one of the best, very loving, caring and a lover of children. She has over 75 grandchildren and great grandchildren all over America, Canada and England”.

Elemo said his mother was found of him to the extent that people called him his mother’s husband. ” I am my mother’s boyfriend, she loved me dearly and even announced to the whole world that I am her husband”.

He said one of his mother’s unique quality was the manner she accommodated every child of the family without discrimination.

Senior High Chief disclosed further that, his mother was a woman of faith, a firm believer in Christ who believed everything is achievable with Christ. Until she got to 75 years, since I knew her, she fasted every day; a woman full of prayers.

Elemo said he will missed her prayers and fasting on his behalf.” I know my mother always pray for me at all time, even in the great beyond, I know she will continue to do same”.

He thanked all the well wishers who came from home and abroad to celebrate the life any times of a kind hearted, hardworking and generous mother with him and his siblings.

Snr Apostolic Mother Christiana Ibipo Etipe Adedipe father was from Oshokoti family of Akure, her father’s mother was from Omooba Arakale royal lineage; her mother was a daughter of Elere of Ilere. She came to the world as a royal and chosen a right husband from Elemo Dynasty, a reputable family in Akure Kingdom.

He commended the governor of Ondo State, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu for associating with Elemo family over the demise of his mother. ” The Governor wrote me a personal condolence letter over the demise of my mother”.

List of roll called at the event was endless as the Imperial Majesty, Oba Ogunlade Aladetoyinbo Deji of Akure led all the Senior High Chiefs and Chiefs to the reception, family and friends from America and South Africa, Members of C & S from Oke Emesho, Bashorun Ifedayo Adedipe SAN, Dr Leke Adedipe, Engr Sunday Falae, Oluomo of Akure, Sunday Owoyemi among other dignitaries graced the funeral reception.

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