Bode George’s mother dies at 91


The mother of Chief Olabode George, Violet Oluremilekun Phillips-George has passed on at the ripe age of 91 years. A devoted Christian and doting mother, Phillips-George trained as a certified nurse in the 1930’s.

She spent several decades at the Lagos Island Maternity Hospital where she distinguished herself as a professional with selfless focus and instinctive humanitarian mission.

After her retirement from the Lagos Maternity Hospital, she devoted the rest of her life to the service of the Lord at the Olowogbowo Methodist Church in Chapel Street.

She was a leading member of Ladies Friendly Society, the Egbe Ife Group and the Helpers Union. Phillips-George was a humanitarian and community builder.

She was industrious and hardworking, ultimately latched to the principle that the good life must be about service to fellow man and the sincere devotion to God.

She was the head of the Phillips- Ijotun family of Abeokuta and the Aganga Williams family of Idumota Lagos until her peaceful transition.

She lived a fulfilled life and dedicated the rest of her existence to the tenets of Christ. She is survived by Alhaja Enitan Majolagbe, Chief Olabode Ibiyinka George, Mrs. Ibironke Onojobi and many grand children and great-grand children.

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