The senior pastor of the Fountain of Life Bibel Church. Lagos, Pastor Taiwo Odukoya, has lost his twin sister, Kehinde to the cold hands of death.
She was pronounced dead on Thursday, December 30th, 2021,
The pastor’s twin sister died just weeks after his second wife, Pastor Nomthi Rosemary, died of cancer on November 9th, 2021.
Tolu Ijogun, Pastor Taiwo Odukoya’s daughter, announced his sister’s death on her verified Facebook page.
Her post read, “My Dearest Aunty K, my birthing partner and one of my closest aunties. You were always there for me when I needed my mother the most.
“You held my hand and encouraged me, to say I will miss you is such an understatement. Rest on Aunty, love you.”
In other news, The city of Cape Town has paid its last respect to the late Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, who is often associated with the color purple.
Since his death on Sunday, December 26th, 2021, at the age of 90, the legacy of ‘The Arch,’ as he is fondly called, has been illuminating up the country in honor of the father of South Africa’s “rainbow nation” (as he termed it at the dawn of democracy).
Table Mountain, City Hall, and Tutu’s favorite cathedral, St George’s Cathedral, have been lit in purple light since Sunday night to commemorate and honor “Cape Town’s greatest inhabitant and all that he advocated for,” according to the city’s mayor, Geordin Hill-Lewis.
From midday till his funeral on New Year’s Day – this coming Saturday – the bells of St George’s Cathedral have been hammered for ten minutes each day.