The funeral rites of the popular matriarch of the Lagos society began on Thursday, 6 October, with a Service of Songs, Christian Wake-up and Lying-in-State, which was held at 2 Bencash Close, Dopemu, Lagos. The funeral service took place on Friday, 7 October, at The Cemetery Chapel, Ikoyi Cemetery, Ikoyi, Lagos. This was later followed by the Internment, all the Ikoyi Cemetery. A grand reception then followed at the Havilah House of Event, Oniru Estate, Off Ligali Ayorinde Street, Victoria Island. On the bandstand to entertain the guests was Queen Ayo Balogun.
The successful turnout of Mama Nike’s burial ceremony bore eloquent testimony to how she was loved and adored by everyone who knew her. The party was one of the best organised events, held in recent times.
Photo Credit: SEGUN OLOWOAKE