– Funmi Aragbaye loses husband 77
Popular Gospel music icon and National President of the Gospel Musicians’ Association of Nigeria, Funmi Aragbaye, has lost her husband, Elder Bola Aragbaye.
A release by Mr. Felix Olasoji said Mr. Aragbaye passed on after a brief illness at the University College Hospital, Ibadan, at about 2:30 pm on Wednesday.
During his lifetime, he worked at the Nigerian Tribune as a journalist under the supervision of ex-Governor of Lagos State Lateef Jakande, after which he left in 1967 to join The Sketch Press Limited, where he rose to become Editor.
He was appointed Chief Press Secretary to the late Chief Adekunle Ajasin, a former Governor of Ondo State, in 1981. He clocked 77 on November 10, 2018, and is survived by his wife, children, grandchildren and other family members.
The statement says burial arrangement will be announced later.