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KUNLE COKER SLUMPS AND DIES

Another shocker for Lagos! This terrible bad news was received five minutes ago 6pm Monday 25th May 2015, straight from the horse’s mouth. It was the shocking news of the death of Mr Kunle Coker, 51, another member of the Yoruba Tennis Club. Kunle, brother of Olu and Tunde and a cousin of late Chief Funso Williams, took ill in the Ikoyi Club last night, was rushed to the hospital, called his wife, a lovely lady from East of the Niger, and said all was well, but was pronounced dead at 11 am this bad letter day, Monday 25th May 2015. Full details tomorrow.

DEINDE SOFOLUWE IS DEAD

Another shock hits the airwaves as the news of the death of Deinde Sofoluwe which occurred yesterday was received today. Deinde, 72, was the older brother of Tokunbo Sofoluwe (CMS Grammar School), former Vice Chancellor of University of Lagos who died in office recently. Deinde had just in 2013, lost his wife but was himself said to be hypertensive and lost his steps while walking, stumbled and died. Deinde was a very outgoing personality in the Lagos social circles and his elder brother, Tayo Sofoluwe (Kings College), is very popular in Lagos especially amongst the Kings College crowd of Tunde Edu, Chike Obi-Rapu, UK-based Ayo Akinyemi and Bayo Bello. Deinde, who served as a teacher briefly in St Gregory’s College, Lagos, lecturing many Gregorians including Oye Akinsemoyin, is being mourned by his surviving siblings and friends including Lawyer Kunle Williams of the Yoruba Tennis Club and Ikoyi Club, Lagos.

SUNDAY OBANUBI FOR BURIAL

A popular member of the Yoruba Tennis Club Pavilion Section, Sunday Obanubi, who departed mother earth a few weeks ago, is to be interred at the Ikoyi cemetery tomorrow 26th May 2015 after a funeral service at St Paul’s Anglican Church, Broad Street, Lagos. The Christian wake keeping is being held this very minute 5.40pm 25th May 2015 in the hall of the Yoruba Tennis Club and all members of his family including Chief Bode Olajumoke and his wife, Remi (Princess of Lagos) nee Oyekan, his YTC friends, especially the Pavilion Group and his church members are all present.