Five years after the demise of notable socialite and philanthropist, Sir Molade Okoya-Thomas, his children and grandchildren have come together to celebrate his life.
The glamorous event, which featured praises and heartfelt thanksgiving, was held at the Oriental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos, with Reverend Father Marcellinus Teko setting the pace with a soulful opening prayer after which BJ Sax took the congregation through a glorious praise and worship session.
Other ministers present were Pastor Ituah Ighodalo, Pastor Kemi Onalaja, Reverend Samson Adedokun and Reverend Austin Omamia.
In her welcome address, the daughter of the deceased, Honourable Jumoke Okoya-Thomas, thanked the guests that graced the occasion while eulogising the departed.
The event witnessed bible reading, tributes, special renditions by Bola Udom as well as exhortations, hymns and prayers.
The son of the deceased, Deji Okoya-Thomas, was on hand to give the vote of thanks just as Pastor Kemi Onalaja prayed for the family of the deceased.
Afterwards, guests were treated to a grand reception at the same venue.
In attendance were First Lady of Ogun State, Mrs Bamidele Abiodun; Deputy Speaker, Lagos State House of Assembly, Honourable Eshinloku Sanni; Ambassador of France to Nigeria and ECOWAS; former Ambassador of France to Korea and Croatia, Mr Jérôme Pasquier; Otunba Adekunle Ojora and wife, Erelu Ojuolape Ojora; Chief and Mrs Samuel Adedoyin, Alhaja Kuburat Okoya, Alhaji and Alhaja Tajudeen Okoya, Mr and Mrs Segun Awolowo, Hajia Abbah Folawiyo, and Senator Daisy Danjuma, among many others.
See photos from the event below: