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AJIBOLA MOJISOLA ADEDOYIN & Siblings Remember Parents

On Saturday 28th of May 2022, the family of Adedoyin held a 15th and 10th-year remembrance party for their late grandmother, Mama Florence Ilori Adedoyin Adeyefa and father Pa. Osuolade Alabi Adedoyin Adeyefa in Ikeja, Lagos.Event

The party held at StadPlus Events Center in Ikeja, Lagos. The venue was well decorated and well planned. It started with a short church service, which was conducted by Pastor Adeyemi Femi. He was also the MC of the event. There was also a special hymn session which was coordinated by Pastor Dele Adedoyin.

Mrs Tale Adedoyin, Mr Idowu Adesanya, Mr Sunday Opeifa and Mr Olorunnisola Akin all spoke about Mama Florence Ilori Adedoyin Adeyefa and Pa Osuolale Alabi Adedoyin Adeyefa, they noted that their late parents ensured that they help everyone that comes across them.

Mr Shepard Gbenga Olaifa also revealed that he was a student of Pa Osuolale Alabi Adedoyin Adeyefa in 1977 and his impacts on him are still very evident in his life today.

One of their grandchildren, Emmanuel Adedoyin recited the profile of Pa Osuolale Alabi Adedoyin and many things people didn’t know about his life were revealed.

Pastor Olabode Oni while sermonizing preached from Proverb 10 v 7. He encouraged the congregation to live their lives in such a way that they will remain a reference point many years after their demise



After the short church service, the event took another shape as Dj Marion turned up music back to back. While the music was going you’ll notice the presence of a popular drink vendor, Bonix Drinks. The CEO and her boys were going up and down serving guests different kinds of drinks. The food was well prepared by Sweet Discovery Catering Service.



Pa Osuolale Alabi Adedoyin Adeyefa was blessed with lovely children who live in Nigeria and London. They are Mrs Ajibola Mojisola Adedoyin, Pastor Oladele Adedoyin, Mrs Adebola Oladiti, Mrs Abosede Adeni, Mr Oladapo Adedoyin and Mr Adebowale Adedoyin.

They were all present at the party to honour their parents.



Mrs Ajibola Mojisola Adedoyin is a businesswoman who stays in London. She flew in with many of her friends to attend the party. She stunned in a classy white lace while many of her London friends wore royal blue lace. They became the life of the party and added a lot of glamour to the event.

The list of her Nigerian friends include Oluwakemi Ajayi (Mummy G.O), Yeye Mosun Taiwo, Yeye Christiana Adelekan (Iyalode Elegberun Ile-Ife), Eyinade Alake Adelekan (Ekeje Iyalode Ile-Ife), Yeye Bola Olaobaju (Ekejo Iyalode Ile-Ife), Mrs. Mariam Ogundele, Otunba. Olanrewaju Oyesanya, Olayinka Olanrewaju , Eddy Olokun,  Abdulfatai Jubril , Oluwafemi Oyesanya, Shakiru Sikiru, Rover, Kayode Alagbo, Jayboy and Mr. Taiwo Adesanya



When you talk about a wave-making social club in Ile-Ife, the name that comes to mind is Yeye Moolu (The Lioness Club). They were present at the Adedoyin patents’ remembrance party. They all made fashion statements at the party. The members are Mrs. Bimbo Atanda, Mrs. Folake Lawal, Yemight Fashion Designer, Mrs. Eyinade Alake (Iyalode Of Ife) and Mrs. Ogunniyi Ibidun. Other special guests are Bose Agunkejoye, Oluwakemi Ademini, Prince Feyi Are, Muritala Agboola, Omo Oba Taiwo, HRM Oba Awosunle, HRM  Elemuren Emure, Mr Olaitan, Mr. Emmanuel Shepherd Olaifa, Mother Celestial Olaifa, Shepherd Farodoye and Mother Celestial Farodoye.



Popular Fuji singer, Shina Akanni was the official musician of the day. He changed the dimension, of the party with lovely Fuji songs back to back. As the party went on, all the children stepped to the dance floor with their guests. Pa Joseph Adisa Adedoyin-Adeyefa’s  Other wives also joined them in the dance. All the children were well united as they gave their guests something to remember for a very long time to come.



Pa Osuolale Alabi Adedoyin was born to the family of late Pa Joseph Adisa Adedoyin Adeyefa of Lowa Agidi Compound Ajamopo, Ile-Ife Osun State on 13th August 1948. He was the only child of his mother late Madam Florence Ilori Adedoyin - Adeyefa.

He attended Salvation Army Primary School lIe-Ife, Ansar-ul-Deen Secondary Modern School, IIoro, Ile-Ife and St. John’s Grammar School, lIe-Ife.

He started his teaching career as an auxiliary teacher at Ansar-UI-Islam Primary School, Sabo, Ile-Ife in the year 1972. He proceeded to further his course in the year 1974 at Government Teachers’ Training College, Surulere, Lagos. Asa Grade Two Teacher, he taught at L.A. Primary School Imota, now L.G. Primary School Imota in July 1975. He was redeployed to Imota Community Grammar School in 1977 as Mathematics and Integrated Science teacher due to his additional qualifications. During his stay at this Grammar School, he went to the University of Lagos, Akoka, Yaba in the year 1980 where he obtained his Associateship Diploma Certificate in Mathematics and Integrated Science, he later proceeded to pursue his first degree in Education in Mathematics and Chemistry at the same Institution, unfortunately, he withdrew from the course in 1983 due to eye injury he sustained in the Chemistry Laboratory which almost took his two eyes.

He worked at the Personnel Management, Educational Services and Inspectorate Department of the defunct S.M.C. Irepodun, Ikorodu Local Government. He also served as a free assistant head teacher in St. John’s Anglican Primary School, Imota, L.G. Primary School, Imota and Methodist Primary Schoollmota, Lagos State.

He later proceeded to Ogun State College of, Education, Ijebu-Ode for his National Certificate in Education in 1989, also obtained a first degree in Health Education from the University of Ibadan in the year 2001.

He served as the headteacher of C.P.S Imota, Methodist Primary School Imota, U.N.A Primary School Oke-Agbo, Anglican Primary School Akahun, Anglican Primary School Ijede and Ayanqbunre Primary School Ikorodu where he retired statutorily from the teaching service of Lagos State as Assistant Director of Education on 13th March 2007.

Before his retirement, he had served as the Deputy Chairman N.U.T Ikorodu Chapter, Secretary COPSHON Ikorodu Branch and also a member of the Education District Committee, Ikorodu Lagos State.

After his retirement, he wrote a book on “The control of the spread of HIV-Aids in Nigeria” which he was unable to publish because of his death.

Late Osuolale Alabi Adedoyin was a man of high integrity, a lover of everyone and always ready to give assistance to people around him. He was married to Mrs Rebecca Adenike Adedoyin (Nee Adenekan) and they both lived together until his death on 14th June 2011. Adieu Grand Pa you will always remain in our hearts, May your soul continue to rest in perfect peace, Amen.


Report By

Saliu Nurudeen

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