Late Abosede with her husband, the legendary Dr. Beko Ransome-Kuti who had died 13 years earlier.

By Ayodele Efunla

Late Mrs. Abosede Folasade Ransome-Kuti, wife of the legendary human rights and pro-democracy activist Dr. Bekololari Ransome-Kuti, who died on 3 December 2019 was buried on Friday in Lagos, Nigeria.

Abosede Ransome-Kuti laid to rest.

Abosede who was born on the 7th of January 1945 attended Yejide Girls Grammar School, Ibadan, Oyo State and Pitmans College, London.

She was the Chief Executive Officer of Boselli Ventures Limited, Anthony, Lagos until her death.

The burial arrangements started on Thursday 9 January with service of songs at Fountain of Life Church, Lagos, while the lying in state was held on Friday, January 10 at her residence in Anthony Village, Lagos.

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A commendation service was also organised in her honour at the Fountain of Life Church, Lagos after which interment followed.

Her Family and friends then gathered at Grandeur event centre for the reception.

Here are some photographs from the event as captured by the P.M.NEWS’ lens:

Dr Yemi Ogunbiyi, Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of Council, Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile Ife at the event on Friday, Jan. 10


Nike, Lande Ransome Kuti and Dr Joe Okei-Odumakin at the burial on Friday 10 Jan.


Yinka Odumakin and Femi Falana (SAN) at the event


Mr and Mrs Sola Jaiyeola


Barrister Moremi Soyinka-Onijala, Mrs Funmi Ransome Kuti Bobo and Dr Olaokun Soyinka


Femi Kuti and Son, Made


Mr Theo Lawson, Yeni Kuti and Funke Kuti


Laide Anikulapo Kuti, Segun Aka, Kunle Anikulapo Kuti and Pete Eromosele Vincent