On Saturday, 12th June 2021, the Nigerian community including family and friends gathered together to remember Dr. Olusola James Taye Abe at the Eastside Community Church in Pretoria East. The service began with an opening prayer by Elder Udobong Idemetor and a worship song by The Odunsis’ followed by a speech by Piet-Hein Van-Eeghen and Mrs. Bosede Olaleye who described Dr. Olusola James Taye Abe as a very good person and a lover of his family and friends. A solemn hymn ‘praise my soul the king of heaven’ was rendered, followed by another speech by Oluwagemi Abe as well as a special number by cell group Dr. Mrs. Bolanle Abe, the wife of Late Dr. Olusola James Taye Abe who thanked all the friends, her husband’s family, church members, and her co-workers, during her speech.
Pastor Riaan Niemand’s words of exhortation focused on the good deeds of the Late Dr. Olusola James Taye Abe and he encouraged the family and friends to keep on supporting the family he left behind. The vote of thanks was said by Ayoluwadun Abe and the closing prayer by Judy van- Eeghen. Dr. Derin Alagbe, AYIDSA’s former president, and Professor Yusuf, AYIDSA’s current vice-president were part of the guests at the remembrance service.
Reported by Joshua Oludare Olusan
The African Portal Radio TV