One of Nigeria’s most successful industrialists,Chief Rasak Akanni Okoya recently hosted business associates, friends, politicians and staff of his multi-award winning business empire, The Eleganza Group to a Fidau Prayer in memory of their late parents patriarch and matriarch Alhaji Tiamiyu Ayinde Okoya and Alhaja Idiyat Abeke Okoya.
The grand event which held at his Oluwanishola Estate situated along the Ajah-Lekki expressway had in attendance,The Executive Governor Of Lagos State; Babajide Sanwo-Olu, The First Lady Of Lagos State; Dr. (Mrs) Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu, The Deputy Governor Of Lagos State; Obafemi Hamzat, and top dignitaries as well as some noble members of Islamic communities that cut cross across all zones of the country.
Guests clad in customized Ankara outfits donned the pictures of the late parents of the very successful and highly religious Okoya Dynasty.
Islamic Clerics who prayed for the continuous repose of the souls of these departed devoted Muslims asked the Almighty Allah to grant the departed caring Alhaji and Alhaja Tiamiyu Okoya a peaceful rest while also supplicating for Allah’s blessings on the children, grand children and great grand children left behind by the late Alhaji and Alhaja Okoya.
Ably supported by his indefatigable wife, Mrs. Afolashade Okoya, Chief Rasaq Akanni, President of the Okoya Group with the Eleganza Industrial City as one of the group’s most flourishing subsidiaries thanked the Almighty Allah for the lives of his parents, stressing further that the duo lived exemplary lives worthy of emulating as religious, committed and very prayerful Muslims. Chief Okoya, a very successful and irrefutable industrialist in Nigeria also thanked all and sundry who made it to the event despite theor busy schedules
The ever-smiling multi billionaire investment guru wished his parents eternal rest in the bosom of the Almighty Allah. He also urged all members of the family to keep learning from the Godly virtues and strong Islamic character inculcated into the lineage by both Alhaji Tiamiyu Ayinde and Alhaja Idiyat Abeke of blessed memory.
The beautiful, elegant and glamorous wife of the celebrant, Chief Mrs. Afolashade Okoya was on hand to ensure all guests were well taken care of.
Since the demise of their parents, the businessman and his siblings have been holding fort positively for the family, upholding the noble and respectable image left behind by their parents