Son of popular Yoruba comedian and radio presenter, late Gbenga Adeboye, took to Twitter to remember his father who lost his life to a kidney-related disease on April 30th, 2003.
According to the son, Oladipupo, he was only 4 years old when his father died. He added that he remembers every moment with him, referring to the times they spent together as wonderful.
”It’s 17 years today Dad. The legend of all time. The four years we spent together on earth was wonderful. I remember every moment… Your legacy lives on Pops. Keep on resting in perfect peace Gbenga-Adeboye Funwontan Pastor Oluwo Abefe.” He said.
It’s 17 years today Dad❤. The legend of all time. The four years we spent together on earth was wonderful. I remember every moment😣😀. Your legacy lives on Pops. Keep on resting in perfect peace Gbenga-Adeboye Funwontan Pastor Oluwo Abefe. pic.twitter.com/wlExMwMw9P
— Gbenga Adeboye Oladipupo Igwe Elijah (@oladipupoigwe) April 30, 2020
Before his death, Gbenga Adeboye was the chief host of a popular radio program presented in Lagos State Broadcasting Corporation in the early 1980s where he got the household name Funwontan Oduology.
Gbenga who died at 44 years old was described as a generous comedian by a veteran Nigerian actress, Idowu Philips whose first car was a gift from the comedian. He was also described as merchant and performer of traditional Oduology by his fans