The burial service of late Mrs Elizabeth Obiageli Akande ‘Nee Ikwueme’ was held on 17 November, 2023.
The event which took place at the Redeemed Christian Church of God, The King Is Coming Parish at the Redemption City of God was graced by children of the deceased, senior Pastors, family and friends.
Pastor Richard Mapayi, in his sermon, titled ‘Remember Now’ expressed gratitude to God for the deceased well spent life.
Mapayi who took his text from Ecclesiastes 12:1 reminded all at the service that life is transient and thus should be approached and spent meaningfully. He exposed the vanity of accumulation of worldly possession at the detriment of genuine salvation.
His wise words resonated as he urged everyone to acknowledge their purpose in life, emphasizing the inevitability of returning to God for accountability.
Service of songs was held the previous day to celebrate the life time of the deceased.
Mrs Elizabeth Obiageli Akande ‘Nee Ikwueme’ was bron on 26th December, 1944, died on 29th September at the age of 79 and was laid to rest on 17th November, 2023. She was survived by children and grandchildren. Her children include Pastor Bisi Akande, Bola Success Akofure, Akintola Akande, Kike Blogun and Olushola Akande.