JUST IN: Pa Amos Oshin ‘Asiri Abo’, Dies At 97

Kunle Adelabu

Pa Amos Oshin, ‘Asiri Abo’

One of the oldest man in Ikoriodu, Pa Amos Olabinjo Oshin, popularly called, ‘Asiri Abo’, today died at the age of 97.

THE IMPACT gathered that died his house in Ikorodu this evening.

Pa Amos Oshin was a Trustees emeritus of The African Church Bethel Cathedral, Ikorodu.

The nonagenarian was a retired teacher, community leader, thrift collector/money lender in his active years in Ikorodu and Igbogbo areas of Ikorodu division. He’s also a philanthropist and family head in both communities.

He was also a chieftain of the Jerusalem Pilgrim Association in Ikorodu Division.

Engr. Sunday Oshin, the Cathedral Warden, The African Church Bethel Cathedral, Ikorodu and son of the late community leader, confirmed the death to our reporter.

“Yes, Asiri Abo has gone to rest”, Engr. Oshin confirmed.

The African Church Bethel Cathedral Ikorodu, where Asiri Abo was born into and he served throughout his life, also confirmed the death late Church leader.

In a statement by Prince Adesoji ALAGBE, the Cathedral Secretary, the Church offered its condolences to the family of late Pa Oshin.

“It is with heavy hearts and total submission to the will of the Almighty God that we announce the passing of our General Lay Reader, Grand Patron of The Lagos West Diocese and Bethel Cathedral, Ikorodu, an influential figure in our Church and Ikorodu as a whole, Chief Amos Olabinjo Oshin, JP”, he said.

“We offer our deepest condolences to the family, loved ones and the Church during this time.

“May his soul rest in perfect peace”.

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