Mother of SportsDay Editor Goes Home On Friday

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File photo: Rev. Fr. Afelamse Linus of RCM, Udigie Obudu performing the burial rites of Veteran journalist,Unimke Nawa before he was lowered to the grave.

By; AYO OJEDOKUN, Lagos 
Plans have been concluded by the family of SportsDay Newspaper Editor, Mr. Sam O’Femi Olusetire, towards the final burial of  their late mother, Mrs. Victoria Olawunmi (V.O.) Fasetire, who passed on to the great beyond last Wednesday, at the age of 87 to mother earth on Friday September 20, 2019.

The late Mrs. Fasetire, a retired caterer, teacher and former headmistress, who spent ten years of her early life in London with her husband, also late, died at a hospital in Ilesha, Osun State, after a very brief Illness.

She is survived by five children, the last of which is Olusetire (The Speed Tongue), a renowned journalist, whose experience of over 25 years in the profession has seen him work in the print, electronic and online media, with current radio programme presentations under the banner of popular broadcaster, Mr. Bimbo Adeola (The Top Striker) at 27 July Limited in Ikeja, Lagos.

Olusetire’s immediate elder brother, Barrister Kayode Fasetire, was once the general-secretary of Nigerian Boxing Board of Control (NBB of C) and is now a mentor of some emerging basketball talents, among who is his second son, Gbeminiyi Fasetire at Raptors Academy, Surulere, Lagos.

They will team up with  their eldest brother, Barister, Kayode Fasetire who was once General Secretary of NBB of C and other three older siblings in the burial rites for their late mother this week, starting with a Christian wake-keep on Thursday night and interment early Friday, both of which will hold at the family compound, near Atakunmosa High School, Oshu, Osun State.

Reception follows immediately after interment on Friday morning at the same venue, Atakunmosa, High School, Oshu, Osun State. 

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