altA delegation from the National Institute for Cultural Orientation (NICO), made up of Management and staff of NICO Training School, paid condolence visits to two pioneer lecturers of the Training School, who were recently bereaved of their loved ones.

Head of the delegation and Director, Training School, Mrs. Brigitte Yerima, in her address at the home of Dr. Taiwo Olunlade, one of the bereaved lecturers, said, “As a friend of the Institute, we commiserate with you and pray that God will grant you the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss. At this auspicious period, God shall strengthen you and your family and fill the vacuum created by the departed soul.”

Olunlade, who teaches the course, “Language and Culture,” at the Training School, lost his dear wife, Mrs. Morounmubo Ikeolu Olunlade, aged 53, after a brief illness; she has since been buried in Ede, Osun State, and they are survived by four children.

Earlier, this week, another delegation had visited Barr. Clifford Atakere, a retired staffer of the Institute and also a lecturer in the altTraining School, to sympathize with him on the death of his father, Pa Charles Atakere, the Otota of Oghareki, Delta State.

Burial arrangements of the Pa Charles Atakere have been scheduled to hold on Friday, 21st – Sunday 23rd of June, 2013, at Pa Atakere’s Compound, Ajagbodudu, near Eku Town, Delta State, beginning with a Service of Songs at the deceased residence while Funeral and Outing Services will hold at St. Bartholomew’s Anglican Church, Ajagbodudu, Delta State.

Management and staff of NICO say: May the souls of the faithful departed rest in peace. Amen!

Lanre Arepo
Corporate Affairs
NICO Training School