•As Sister, Mrs. IBIRONKE WINFUNKE-AKINIYI Celebrates 60th Birthday
On the 8th of May, 2021 the family of late Otunba Feyi Winfunke gathered at the First African Church Ebute-Metta, Lagos State. It was in respect to the 10 years remembrance celebration of their father late Otunba Feyi Winfunke. The service started at noon as all friends and family gather together at the First African Church in Lagos State to sing beautiful hymns in remembrance of a life well spent by late Otunba Winfunke.
The officiating priest, Ven. Paul Tanmola Oluwaseyi Adams led the services, sharing words of faith with the family.
In his sermon, he also spoke about a few unique features of late Otunba Winfunke as he was said to be a philanthropist in nature.
The day was not only set aside to celebrate the remembrance of late Otunba Feyi Winfunke, but to celebrate the 60th birthday of his sister, Mrs. Ibironke Winfunke-Akiniyi. A beautiful and melodious service was held to celebrate her as members of the First African Church, Ebute-Metta came together to present he a gift. The service ended and all roads led to the Winfunke family house in Surulere, Lagos.
The reception to celebrate the remembrance of late Otunba Feyi Winfunke-Akiniyi was beautifully decorated. Guests were served in variety of food and everyone was in a bright mood as beautiful music filled the air. The two in one celebration was filled with beautiful family moment.
Who is Otunba Winfunke? He was a successful businessman born on Ist March 1954 in Ebute-Metta, Lagos, Nigeria. He died on 18th May 2011. Which Schools did he attend? He attended Government Demonstration School, Onitolo St, Surulere, Lagos and Odogbolu Grammar School, Odogbolu, Ogun State. What was his line of business? He was into Quantity Surveying, Estate &Building Development, Hotels And Hospitality Services. He is a Lagosian. He was an Accomplished Quantity Surveyor, Estate Developer, Hotel & Hospitality Service Provider Per Excellence.
In his lifetime, his achievements included the running of Lloyds Development, Water Parks, Ikeja, Aquatic Hotels1 31-37 Toyin Street, Ikeja. Lagos , Nigeria. The Waterparks group include a recreation and events centre based on Toyin street, Ikeja, Lagos; He was about to set up several resorts around the country, notably in Abuja and Lekki at time of his demise.
Waterparks rose to fame in the nineties when it became top venue for entertainment events in Lagos. The Aquatic Hotels, which shares the same premises with Waterparks, was only introduced shortly before his death.
He died in Atlanta after a prolonged illness.He had a history of Hypertension. Hee was flown to the US by his immediate family. And he died on 18th May 2011.
Lets tell you more. Late Otunba FEYISAYO WINFUNKE was the 4th of 7children. His father was late Joseph Alade Olaiwin Winfunke of the Pa Elegbede Vincent family of Oke Arin, Olowogbowo, Lagos Island, and his mother was Ashake Dosunmu of Amuwo Kuje family. His maternal grandmother was Alhaja Kibitiu Aleshinloye Williams 6 Bankole/Issa Williams St, Lagos while his maternal grand mother was of the dynasty of llugbaro family of Otta.
He was survived by his siblings and children. They include: Otunba Mrs. Adenike Wole-Ajibode, Chief&Chief Mrs. Yinka Ogunjulugbe, Rev & Rev Mrs. Gbenga Adekoya, Mrs lbironke Winfunke-Akiniyi, Mrs Motunde Olateru -Olagbegi, Mrs Toyin Soetan-Fadaka
His Wife: Mrs Oyinloa Winfunke and his lovely children are : Femi, Kola, Ade, Sayo, Olaolu, Omolola
and numerous Grandchildren, Nieces and Nephews
Femi Winfunke wrote:Late Otunba Feyi Winfunke was a man of many parts. He was a devoted husband, a loving and caring father, a one-in-a million brother, an irreplaceable confidant and a very good friend . We loveyou but God loves you best. Sleep on beloved in the bossom of your Lord and Saviour until the resurrection morning”. Femi Winfunke for the family.