ADVERTORIAL: ONE YEAR REMEMBRANCE OF LATE MRS ODUNOLA OLUBIMPE ALAKE AJISEFINNI (DEC 18, 1942—JUNE 6, 2016)

Brief History Late Mrs Odunola Olubimpe Alake Ajisefinni was born into a Christian family of Pa and Madam Joseph Ige in 1942.  She hailed from Iressi in Boripe Local Government in Osun State. Her mother was from Aride’s compound while her father was from Ile Ogan and she married in Ile Silubi’s compound all in the same home town of Iressi-land. More...

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