By Susan Eyo Ikpe
The Akindele family were woken in the morning of Tuesday 30th of june, 2020 by the news of the peaceful passing away of their father, Chief Bode Akindele, the Parakoyi of Ibadanland He died at the age of 87.
He was the father of the well known designer behind the fashion brand,Tiffany Amber, Folake Akindele-Coker. According to one of his children,they didn’t realize that his calling them to a family meeting on sunday was a send off to his children .
She said,”You were joking all the way and very happy. You dressed up in a flowing agbada and your usual unique way of wearing your cap. You prayed for us and then said your goodbye, little did we know you meant the goodbye. You knew God had called you back home as a good servant and son. We were woken up twelve hours later, to be told you were gone. “
Chief Akindele was a successful entrepreneur and renowned industrialist in Nigeria.He was the Chairman of Madandola Group.