Society Patriarch, Prince Bode Oshinusi Dies 10 Days After 80th Birthday Celebration

imageSociety patriarch and veteran socialite, Prince Bode Oshinusi is dead. His death occurred yesterday, June 4, after a brief illness, at an a highbrow hospital in Ikeja, Lagos.

The Ijebu-Ode blue-blood, who dominated the Lagos social scene for almost 50 years, celebrated his 80th birthday on Sunday, May 24, 2015. The crème de la crème of Lagos society converged at the party, which was held at Yard 158, Kudirat Abiola Way, Oregun. The colour dictate of the day was red and yellow, and the guests, especially the society women all turned up looking their best. The King of world beat, Sunny Ade was on the bandstand to entertain the guests.

Since the news of his death broke out, the deceased residence on John Olugbo Street, off Toyin Street, has been playing host to visitors, who have come to condole with the family.

Prince Oshinusi is survived by his adorable wife, Alhaja Hafsat Baby Oshinusi, one of Nigeria’s most prominent society matriarchs, five children and many grandchildren and great grandchildren.

The remains of Prince Oshinusi will be interred in Ijebu-Ode today. The three day Fidau will hold on Sunday, in Lagos! while the eight day Fidau will hold in Ijebu-Ode.

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