Ibadan loses foremost industrialist, Bode Akindele

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Oyo state Government has announced the death of Chief Bode Akindele, the state’s foremost industrialist.

Chief Bode Akindele who was the Parakoyi of Ibadanland and chairman of Modandola Group died on Monday.

According to a statement by the governor of Oyo state, Seyi Makinde the philanthropist will be highly missed as he always wanted the progress and well being of people.

“The news of the death of our revered elder statesman, Chief Bode Akindele, the Parakoyi of Ibadanland and chairman, Modandola Group, came to us as a shock.

“Baba Akindele was one of the worthy elder statesmen in the state and he lived a life worthy of emulation. As an elder, he was always after the progress and well-being of the state and its people.

“I remember that only a few months ago when the state put out calls for support towards the Oyo State COVID-19 Endowment Fund, Baba Akindele was one of the elders who responded by donating N25 million to the state.

“It is sad that we lost such a noble elder and philanthropist at such a moment as this.

“I pray to God to grant his entire family and the state the fortitude to bear this loss.”


  1. It’s advisable to emulate the life of philanthropy people, the life that worthy to emulate. What matter most is what people will say about you. RIP papa.

  2. It’s advisable to live worthy life of emulation, what people would be saying about you after your demise matter most. Just remember that everything in this life is six feet nothing else. RIP papa

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