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Abosede Oluyemisi Okusaga
  • 49 years old
  • Date of birth: Oct 4, 1964
  • Place of birth:
    Lagos, Nigeria
  • Date of passing: Aug 6, 2014
  • Place of passing:
    Lagos, Nigeria
To live in hearts we leave behind Is not to die.

This memorial website was created in memory of our loved one, Abosede Okusaga, 49, born on October 4, 1964 and passed away on August 6, 2014. We will remember her forever.

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Joyce Macaulay on 7th August 2015

"It is so unbelievable that one year has passed since your demise.  I still find it difficult because l remember the way you talk and exclaim at things at times and l wonder.  I know certainly that you are with the Lord,  continue to rest in Him."

This tribute was added by Titi Abubakar on 7th August 2015

"Aunty mi, it's been a year since you passed away, the way i miss you is different now, i saw your son 3 days ago i felt your presence i almost cried, i still think about you. i will forever miss you. ma sinmi l'aya olugbala."

This tribute was added by Olaseni Akinwunmi on 7th August 2015

"It has been a year and still miss "Iya 'ni gba" badly - occasionally still hear her laugh and see her smile; my abiding memory of Mrs Okusaga . A friend, colleague and sister who I miss a lot. R.I.P."

This tribute was added by Oluwadara Akinduro on 6th August 2015

"Rest on in the bosom of the LORD*"

This tribute was added by Oseide A. Akojenu on 6th August 2015

"You're truly missed. All the jokes, fun times we had together. Truly she's a mother. The Good Lord will continue to keep you in His bosom. Amen.

Iya Gags................."

This tribute was added by Damilola Elufioye on 6th August 2015

"I would miss you forever mummy. Continue to dwell in the blossom of our Lord. A million kisses"

This tribute was added by Seun Osonoiki on 6th August 2015

"Dear Ma'am, we remember you today as always...... this office is not the same without you.... you are greatly missed. Continue to rest in the bossom of the Lord. Amen"

This tribute was added by Olukayode Taiwo on 6th August 2015

"I will forever miss you iya Shaga as popularly called at Lamata. Though you're gone but not forgotten. Eternal Lord grant her soul perfect rest amen"

This tribute was added by Seun Bakare on 6th August 2015

"One Year after, Your memory is still very fresh. You're Gone, but not forgotten. Continue to rest in peace ma."

This tribute was added by Adebowale Mofoluke Ajetunmobi on 2nd September 2014

""If love alone could have saved you, You never would have died.A heart of Gold stopped beating, Two twinkling eyes close to rest.God broke our ears to prove he only took the best. Never a day goes by that you are not in my heart. We love you but God loves you more ". Rest in the bossom of the lord till we meet to part no more."

This tribute was added by Adeyanju David on 1st September 2014

"How can one forget this ever beaming young lady at Universal Trust bank. She was an outstanding and humble character to work with. I can't forget my interaction with her at Domestic operations where she made an indelible impact on me. She was ever ready to learn and work. No wonder, as a Secretary, she transmuted to a marketing officer in the bank. Popularly called Okus, may her gentle sol rest in perfect peace. Adieu."

This tribute was added by Wale Osisanya on 1st September 2014

"The most heartfelt event of my life this year was the death of my aunt in August. She was a wonderful jewel with a kind, open heart, lover of God infact, a God Addict..Selfless in her works and chores, Extremely hardworking and generous, Beautiful and sweet to behold...memories of how i move around campus (OAU) with her like my mum *smiles* I was proud of her as my aunt..she'll always talk to me in the midst of her colleagues like a baby, she kept hammering MBA program in my ears...not to talk of how she takes care of us when we meet in RCCG camp during either conventions or congresses like she was paid to do it #veryselfless. Will never forget my aunt, she was a very special person to me. She was only 49 when she died.
Aunty B! you may be gone but you’re certainly not forgotten. Not by any of us. May your gentle soul Rest in Perfect Peace."

This tribute was added by Eno Ezekiel on 29th August 2014

"My heart really breaks leaving a tribute for you. Having worked with you for about 8 years, I am consoled by the memory of your ever smiling face, you always teasing me and pulling my cheeks. You were a fun loving, amiable lady with integrity and self worth. Now that i think about it, am not sure i ever saw you get angry...Am still in denial about your passing but I know that God in his infinite mercies has you all wrapped up in his bosom. Rest in peace with the Lord, my dearest friend- Abosed.O- You indeed would be continually loved and in our hearts forever. God bring peace and comfort to your family you left behind. They will be ok."

This tribute was added by Atinuke Jibodu on 29th August 2014

"Aunty Bose, hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm. It's is painful but all is well. Ope and Adeolu, take heart. God will never depart from you. She will forever lives in our memory."

This tribute was added by Damilola Elufioye on 29th August 2014

"Words can't express the depth of sadness felt as a type this. Mrs Okus as I fondly called her growing up was a lover of children...ever so bubbly with so much smiles and laughter. Whoever is with her can't be skinny. Beautiful and kind soul, giver to the core. I still can't absorb this totally...I feel like at some point someone would tell me it's all a prank. But my consolation is, you lived a good life and your memories which are wonderful would live forever in our hearts. I love you very much Mummy...
With all the love in the world...
From Dami Girl, aka, Omo Jeje..like she'd always call me."

This tribute was added by Dami Osisanya on 28th August 2014

"Aunty B!...I will forever cherish the the times we shared together and the memories we made ,all those holidays I spent in your house,such a cheerful and hardworking woman.You were more than my aunt,you were my mother...I remember when ope and I would quarrel and you would say "why are you quarreling?,you guys would still get married and have kids,stop all this"...oh!,how I wish you'd be here to watch us grow more,get married and carry our kids,but I strongly believe God knows best!,and no one can question his will.Rest In Peace in the bossom of The Lord my dear Aunty B....We love you,but God loves you more.You'll be missed dearly."

This tribute was added by Favour Omoregha on 28th August 2014

"Bose, the few times I met you, you may not know it but your smile and gentle attitude touches me and ppl around me.  May your soul rest in perfect peace while I pray for God to give your hubby and children the fortitude to bear this irreparable loss.  Goodnight till we meet at the Lord's supper table."

This tribute was added by Gboyega Osisanya on 28th August 2014

"Hmmm, from where do i even begin from? i don't know but one thing i'm sure of is that Aunty Bose was more than an aunt. she was caring, understanding, full of life, sweet and above all Lovely...

There is no doubt that i personally will miss her especially her hailings, smiles and Love.

To my cousins, may God grant you the fortitude to be able to bear this irrepairable and unforgettable loss.. and this would not lead to  series of bad incidents for us all in Jesus Name. Amen!!! Do accept my heartfelt condolences.."

This tribute was added by Olasumbo Agbeke on 27th August 2014

"We were teenagers. Innocent, bubbling and full of life. We met at school. Abosede, iya ijebu. Calm but full of life. Straightforward and kind. Sweet are your memories, dearest. Sleep tite, enjoy the rest but never far away from those gifts God gave you. Watch over them, continue to be the mother hen even as you take that eternal nap......someday,.....we will meet again."

This tribute was added by Joyce Macaulay on 27th August 2014

"Bosyko as l foundly called you.  I am still in shock at the news of your demise.  All what we discussed non can now be fulfiled but l am comforted by the fact that you are resting in the bossom of the Almighty God.  I pray that God will uphold Lekan and your children and give them the fortitude to bear this irriperable and unbearable loss. Continue to sleep soundly in the bossom of the Lord. RIP"

This tribute was added by Adejumo Olatunde on 26th August 2014

"with great grieve i received the shocking demise of a great woman who was always full of smile.My getting close to know this great woman was when she was sent to my parish on Bible college attachment at RCCG Champions palace,She was always smiling and happy.I didnt see this coming but God knows best.May her soul rest in peace and it is also my prayer to God to grant all her loved once the fortitude to bear her sudden departure to be with the Lord in Heaven."

This tribute was added by atim bamgbose on 26th August 2014

"Ope, as you read all this tributes no doubt tears will come to your eyes, however may you find comfort that mum touched many life's and left a positive mark on those life's. May God comfort your heart in a way that no human being can. Treasure all the memories of mum and know that even from heaven she is smiling down at you and expecting you to surpass her in everything. Your uncle niji and I feel your pain. We pray that God's peace garrisons your heart today and the years to come. It is well"

This tribute was added by Roteeme Dotman on 26th August 2014

"Like my wife wrote,...speechless !!! We lived on the same street but you treated us like family. Always very friendly and willing to be of help... May your selfless soul rest in peace...And to the family you left behind...I mourn with them ...but they should please 'keep your flag flying'..."

This tribute was added by Moni Oluda on 26th August 2014

"Still trying to figure out the last I saw of you if truly you looked like "it 's gonna happen anytime soon". God...........speechless! I won't forget that day in a hurry, a day you showed me your other side -" humility". Rest on beloved but don't sleep too deep. Remember the people you left behind."

This tribute was added by Ranti Alaka on 25th August 2014

"Words fail me everyday i opened this page to write. Hmmmm,so you are truly gone. I met you through your daughter and you  treated me as if im your sister and close pal. You dished my food with Ope's food on many occasion during the period she had her Industrial Attachment in our company then. We gisted on phone many attimes and we talk as friends; how are the mighty fallen.

You are mother, a workaholic who gave all her best to her children.

I remembered i and my husband spoke with you on the phone weeks before you left us, i never knew it was our last conversation. In your usual manner, you were just smiling all through our discussion(Insurance Policy).

I have so many  things to say but words again  failed me. I believe in miracles, please wake up and tell me is April fool. Ope, Seni, Adeolu and all of us need you. All those plans needs your attention.

It is well."

This tribute was added by Tom Agunloye on 22nd August 2014

"Mummy Okusaga, it is sad you are gone when your services are really needed. Your love, sacrificial giving, passion for souls and your smiles will linger for long in our memories. Increase Parish (RCCG) will never forget your labour of love. You were always there especially for our trips to various Mission Fields in which you were the Head. The last time we went to Ishagira Mission field, you were giving us gist, snacks and it was a lovely trip. You would say Pastor Agunloye take my phone and record the going-ons. I sincerely miss you. When we visited you at home during your final days, we shook hands despite your illness and you held my hand firmly and tears started rolling from my eyes. I can say so many things about you ma. I just miss you. Continue to rest in the bossom of your Lord"

This tribute was added by Korede Shontan on 22nd August 2014

"'A o mu eni rere saju ibi' I know you ave gone to rest with the Lord till the day of resurrection.
I remembered the day you called me on your sick bed to apologize for not coming for my daughters wedding but on that day you sounded fine full of life no sign in your voice of somebody dyeing few days later but I vividly remembered her saying to me " SIR KORRY PLS. BE PRAYING FOR ME" nor do I know you are saying goodnite. Goodnite Bose. ADIEU."

This tribute was added by Folasade Obagbemi on 21st August 2014

"Deaconess Okusaga you are one of the deaconess I admire so much. You are true to yourself and love God. We love you but God loves you more. The Lord will comfort your children and your husband you left behind..... I's really had to believe....... RIP ma. Sade Obagbemi"

This tribute was added by feyifunmi toyo on 20th August 2014

"I'm very glad that I met you, even though it was only once. I had heard a lot about you from deolu, who always talked about you and showed us pictures of both of you. You will be greatly missed. Keep resting in christ."

This tribute was added by Ronke Adekunle- Somiyewo on 20th August 2014

"This is unbelievable!  So shocking, so painful but we cannot question God, He knows why, rest in perfect peace till we meet to part no more."

This tribute was added by Tokunbo Adesina on 20th August 2014

"WOW....... i was an admirer from afar... a hard-working and industrious woman she was... it is true they say that 'Life is short' but people like you should be given the opportunity to live a lifetime as ur positive contribution to the world cannot be over emphsized... I know definitely that you are in  a better place...  God is jealous God so he took u to be with HIM and left us lonely... RIP ma."

This tribute was added by adebola oridota on 20th August 2014

"going through the tributes, its really difficult to hold back the tears. Iya Saga, you were truly special.....words really cant express all.
we will miss you, RIP."

This tribute was added by Olabisi Sanni on 20th August 2014

"A.S.(Admin. Specialist), It's me Biskolo, it's really hard to accept that you are gone forever until we meet to part no more. We lost you in your prime but i know you resting in God's loving grace.
May Almighty God grant your families,friends and colleagues the fortitude to bear this irreplaceable loss.
  Certainly the precious memories of you will remain in our hearts. Miss you my dear A.S"

This tribute was added by adesuyi olufunke on 20th August 2014

"Oh how I look forward to meet with you as we plan to come to ask for your daughter's hand in marriage. I did't know that we will not meet. Had heard so much about your good self n a great personality that you were. You left too soon but obviously you left your foot prints in the sand of time. REST IN THE BOSOM OF GOD."

This tribute was added by Prince Ayeni on 20th August 2014

"Although mere words cannot express the depth of loss we all feel. Come Ebunoluwa, Opeoluwa and Adeoluwa, God knows your pains. Though your Mum's gone, but her soul remains. Her smile is gone forever and her hand you cannot touch anymore, you cannot see her but her memory's there and is your keepsake. God gave It to you so don't despairs. Her time on earth was through. She completed the task she was born to do. She did it so well that God took her home to walk the streets where angels roam. I know she was special and we all miss her. The pain seems far too great. Tears wash away the pain, but it can't remove the love. We want to hold on and not let go, but God said it's her last bus stop. We love her but God loves her more.
Today, we give thanks for the lives we chance to share. No matter if they're short or long.  Rest in Perfect Peace Mrs Abosede Oluyemisi Okusaga."

This tribute was added by Femi Fayombo on 20th August 2014

"Madam Okus, What a rude shock to know that you have left us so un-timely! My heart bleeds...but i want to take solace in the fact that your gentle soul is now resting in the bossom of the Most High God!
I  will also remember the traffic situation report you give me every morning along the Mile 12- Ikorodu BRT Road Construction Project. RIP Okus!!!"

This tribute was added by Adekunle ABDUL on 19th August 2014

"Momy, it's me Kunlelele! Fiona and martin can't still come to the terms that you left so soon because we have so many plans, including to travel round the world. But it so sad you gone too early to the world beyound. You are greatly missed (Big Momy). We can't forget the great time we spent together and the wonderful laugh we had shared. And Idowu also commend on the great lesson you inculcated in her that made her a mother today, she siad "Momy, thank you". Surely, we all missed you greatly in my family gentle soul, great mother, a wonderful friend,a good mentor and a generious heart. May your gentle soul rest in peace BIG MOMY. From Kunle,Idowu,Fiona & Martin."

This tribute was added by Tosin Ajayi on 19th August 2014

""Fear not death, for the sooner we die, the longer we shall be immortal"  Benjamin Franklin. Mama Ope, you lived a good life and impacted on so many including me. I shared your last moments with you and I am sure you are resting with the Lord. We all have to depart this world one day but till we that you left behind answer the final call, you remain unforgettable. While I mourn, I am also celebrating the wonderful life you lived. It is not how long, but how well. Be rest assured that,we miss you dearly and we will keep your legacies. Rest in the Lord."

This tribute was added by charles nduka on 19th August 2014

"My condolences Jessica...didn't even know about this...RIP Ma.."

This tribute was added by Oluwatosin Oduola on 19th August 2014

"Definitely not you!!! The zest for life, agility, discipline, nurture was amazing. Never a dull moment, and anyone who met you was blessed by you.
I remember the command to watch "parents trap" in order to reconcile the parents and "eat now or get passed over", the "ma ja e le - you will enter bus o", on going to school or wherever, the ushering things.

The tears flow, but the smile and laughter, and lessons remain at the memories.
Blessed soul, death has done it worst but I'm glad there's life on the other side.
Adieu...till we meet again"

This tribute was added by Tolulope Ogundipe on 19th August 2014

"Your beautiful  sparkingly eyes,showed love,showed laughter,showed happiness
but we will remember you as the kind, godly, wonderful, cheerful woman you were,

we will miss you,but please wait,we will meet once again,In the kingdom of heaven,where no pain we will feel.

RIP Mummy Ope. We love you but God loves you more."

This tribute was added by Honey Alogba on 19th August 2014

"What a great loss, i remember aw u nd mummy will fight in the car on ur way bck from work nd settle it immediately, like always calls u iya ga ga , u where a nice person to the family nd i always remember u in my prayers wen u where ill.Everything happened to the glory of God till we meet again in that glorious place singing hossana to the most high God. REST IN PEACE IYA GA GA ."

This tribute was added by Honey Alogba on 19th August 2014

"What a great loss, i remember aw u nd mummy will fight in the car on ur way bck from work nd settle it immediately, like always calls u iya ga ga , u where a nice person to the family nd i always remember u in my prayers wen u where ill.Everything happened to the glory of God till we meet again in that glorious place singing hossana to the most high God. REST IN PEACE IYA GA GA ."

This tribute was added by Akintunde Amusa on 19th August 2014

"RIP Ma"

This tribute was added by Jessica Okusaga on 19th August 2014

"I thought we had more time togetger and more moments to be shared. This i never saw coming. I still find it hard to belive, sometimes i pick up my phone to send you a text or to tell you i missed you and that you haven't called me since. Hmmmmmmm. I wish we had more time together even though you lived everyone like it was your last. Words cannot describe how I feel ma'am every time I sleep I dream of you holding me and telling me its OK.  Life without you will be hard because you filled it all and now it just feels empty without you. But till me meet again mum i will keep every story, gist and moments to share with you. To the love of my life... mother, sister, confidant and friend. U will be greatly missed.

Your beloved daughter,

Ope aka orpy."

This tribute was added by olasunkami Okusaga on 19th August 2014

""Can't still believe that you're gone this soon Mrs Okus! You were such an inspiration not just to me but also to many who were blessed to have their path intersect with yours. Your life was earnest, your actions were kind. You were such an active minded person, anxious to please and loath to offend. A loving sister, a gentle soul, a faithful and hard working sister in law. It's just a little but means a lot to say. RIP Mrs Okusaga”"

This tribute was added by Adejumo Feyisope on 19th August 2014

"i met you only 3 times and you were so wonderful, so at this time we cannot ask why but to take it the way it has come. rest in peace IYA GAGA"

This tribute was added by Modupe Folashade Adejumo on 19th August 2014

"My dear Mama Ope as fondly called, we shall miss you greatly. I am dumbfounded as to what to say. I wish I had the opportunity to see you on Sunday 27/7/14 when I was in Lagos.
I can only wish you a Peace experiencing on your onward journey. Adieu"

This tribute was added by seni adejumo on 19th August 2014

"I don't know where to start, honestly I don't. I've known you for many years now...in those years, we have shared memories, such memories that exist only between a mother and a son.

my hands tremble as I look for the words that can express the love I have for you and at the same time tell you how much pain I'm going through. I take solace in the fact that you lived an exceptional life, never a dull moment with you. when I was in need, you were there, when I wasn't, you were still there and I will forever love and remember you for that.

Though very hard, very hard indeed, the time has come to say goodbye. I wish you peace and eternal rest with the Lord who called you home. Love you always mummy!"

This tribute was added by Adeolu Okusaga on 18th August 2014

"its so painful, i never saw this coming, i never saw myself motherless in 30 yrs... I no on earth i wont get to talk to you, laugh with you, dance with you, cook with you, drive with you, sing with you, go to church with you, take a picture with you or even hold your hand, lean into your embrace, you are all the "mother" i could have ever asked for.
We had the best of memories together here on earth and I trust God you're in a better, perfect place... Till we meet again to continue from where we stopped... I love you mum, always and forever

your one and only son,

Ade boy"

This tribute was added by Abiola Bode-Thomas on 14th August 2014

"I am still in shock,i just don't no where to start from. IYA GAGA,like i used to call you ma. You were just too much,you were my all in LAMATA, my mum,aunt,friend,boss. You were all anyone could think of a good woman. I wish i could tell you i'm not ready to let you go,but you've already departed,and my heart is feeling so low. I miss that little twinkle that used to light up your eyes.and i miss the sound of your voice,your laughter and your sighs.
Your life touched so many people,who became your friends along the way. IYA GAGA, I miss you, i'm filled with sadness and grief.


AOPADEE LESE JESU
NIBITII AKONIYARAWA
AORIRAWA AOYOMORAWA
JESU NI OSE ALAGAWA.....


i dont want to say goodbye,so i'll just wish you eternal peace."

This tribute was added by Adeyemi Ademola on 12th August 2014

"I remembered my early days in LAMATA when i had a fall out with my line manager and was reported to you, you pulled me aside as if am your son, the frown face and strict talk made me readjust my footsteps... you'll forever be missed by all of us. My thoughts and prayers are with your family..."

This tribute was added by Kemi Amure on 12th August 2014

"O Gaga it's hard to believe that you are no more, the ever vibrant and  restless Okusaga. I remember the last joke i made about your eye at the training, it's so so unfortunate. You have gone and left this wicked world, may you continue to rest in the bosom of our Lord.
God will console all the people you left behind. Amen!!!!"

This tribute was added by Olajide Ajayi on 12th August 2014

"Okus the Okus, Mama Okus, Iya Eto, etc....these are some of the names we use to call you. You were an embodiment of liveliness and  passion. Your devotion to Christ and RCCG where you worshiped says a lot about your personality. You left so suddenly and left tears in our eyes. But I know, God can not be faulted. in every situation we are to give thanks. So we give thanks for your life well spent. We will forever miss you Iya Gaga. Rest in perfect peace"

This tribute was added by Nneka Achi on 11th August 2014

"Seems like our office hours are now longer without you.You are certainly missed around here and we'll never forget you.

Farewell Mrs Okusaga."

This tribute was added by Taiwo Ojo on 11th August 2014

"It is well! I am short of words!! Rest in the bosom of your LORD till we meet on the resurrection morning. Sun re o!!!"

This tribute was added by Taiwo Ojo on 11th August 2014

"It is well! I am short of words!! Rest in the bosom of your LORD till we meet on the resurrection morning. Iya gaga Sun re o!!!!!!!"

This tribute was added by Olufunmi Akintoye on 11th August 2014

"Time they say is the most precious commodity, once it passes, it is lost forever.If only we knew it would all end like this ,we would have loved  more, talked more and not fight at all. We were more than colleagues, you were my sister and  friend despite the age difference. I cannot say that we had a perfect relationship, we had our fights which we got settled anyway. I recall you hugged  me and was close to tears the last time we had our usual reconciliation talks.

Your death has made me reevaluate my life and I think, "all is vanity". You have drawn the curtains, and bid this wicked world goodbye never to return. I remember our conversation few weeks before you left us. You were not the Okusaga I used to know, the fighting spirit that you were known for was no longer there. You were quiet and reserved ,not ready to say much, despite several attempts made to cheer you up. You later told Mrs Oseni that "aanu mi nse Funmi" because I was always at your desk anytime I saw you in those moods. I remember you telling me that you were happy that your kids are doing well and that Adeolu would soon graduate.You spoke about dying and your plans for your children. You were such a wonderful mother to them.

I never wished this day will come but the Lord has a better plan for you Bokus. All the pains and suffering has ended, now you are in the bossom of our Almighty where happiness and everlasting joy reigns . The Lord almighty will comfort your family, they will smile again knowing you have gone to rest.
."

This tribute was added by Kingsley Bello on 11th August 2014

"Uhmmmmm!!!! i am very speechless. All i can say is that God almighty should grant you eternal rest till we meet at the bossom of our Lord where we will part no more. Adieu Mrs Okusaga, your light will forever glow in our hearts.Rest is Peace."

This tribute was added by Oluwakemi A. Ochie on 11th August 2014

"It's still hard for me to believe...but it is true that you are gone to a place of rest forever. You have received eternal rest to your toils, no more pain, no more sorrow. Your sudden departure remains painful. Memories of great times we had together won't stop flashing. You were concerned about me and I can't forget those words of encouragement. I pray for deep comfort for your family. I still remember your excitement about your children each time we talk about them. Now, the twine that linked us together is severed...You'll be dearly missed."

This tribute was added by Kolawole Ojelabi on 8th August 2014

"B-Okus. Yes, that is what I fondly called you. Your passage is disarming. But we take solace in the fact that in your short stay, you affected lives. You are 'etched' in our memory and this we would carry on until we meet to part no more. Abosese, aya Okusaga, sun re o laya oluwa re. Odigbose!!!"

This tribute was added by Adeyemi J Adeniji on 8th August 2014

"Death, you are too cruel, why have you taken her at this prime age?
We exchanged pleasantries and jokes two weeks ago, not knowing that will be the last time. Even at a time when death is just by the door side, you 're full excitement and praises to God.
We ll miss you dearly, rest in perfect peace."

This tribute was added by Jarvis Balogun on 8th August 2014

"Count your years has months, count your months as weeks, count your weeks as days, count your days as hours and your hours as minutes. how has it been spent? we will only be remember by the life's we impacted. Mrs Okusaga .... has been a mother figure to some of us and will be forever missed. Rest in Peace , Ma.""

This tribute was added by Olutayo Orekoya on 8th August 2014

"You were a rallying point for all in LAMATA, your family and your numerous friends as attested to by many.
Always there, touching lives, putting smiles in people's faces. You will forever be remembered. It's so painful to miss you, but God knows best. Rest peacefully in the bosom of the Lord. The LAMATA family will surely find it difficult to have someone fill your caring gap."

This tribute was added by Babatunde Fashola on 8th August 2014

"Iya Gaga, no doubt you will be greatly missed! You radiated glows and smiles, even in your anger your smiles and radiance could be felt. You were hardworking, interesting and readily available to help. Its sad to know that you have alighted at your final bus stop in your journey of life attesting to "..For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven: a time to be born, and a time to die;..." (Eccl 3: 1-2). In your own humble way, you came, you worked and you achieved. I pray God's indefinable mercy will speak in time of judgement, and also grant the families friends and colleagues you left behind the fortitude to bear the lost.
Adieu, Abosede Oluyemisi Okusaga."

This tribute was added by Olusola Ajijala on 8th August 2014

"“Iya Etoooooooo!”……. I would call her…… “Audie kenke!”......... She would respond…….. and on and on that way we would be passing compliments at each other.

Mrs Okusaga was an embodiment of hard work, happiness and eloquence. She was outspoken and very blunt, she never minced words in expressing her views on a subject matter no matter whose ox is gored.
We disagreed sometimes on issues based on principles especially when it involves official duties, we would shout, scream and ignore each other but yet, we would settle shortly after that andthen laugh over it again and move on.

Looking at her from a distance, you are likely to mistake her for wicked fellow but trust me, she was very caring and she couldn’t stand someone suffer while she could help.
She had her own weaknesses like we all do; she would shout and talk at you sometimes so much that you would be pissed off but that’s her nature, she bore no serious grudges with people. This was evident in the fact that she would make sure she reconciled with you as soon as possible.

She was at my 50th birthday with her son in January this year and I jokingly told her, we were all waiting for her own 50th birthday come October. Little did I know that day would never come in her lifetime!

Haaaa! Iya Etoooooooooo!!!......So, we will never get to meet you again in life! You shouldn’t have allowed us to meet you in the first place then because you have now left a pain in our hearts.

THIS IS ONE DEATH TOO MANY!!!.....“O death, where is thy sting? O grave, where is thy victory?”

Well, what can we do? We take solace in the fact that you lived a much fulfilled life and left your footprints in the sands of time. We pray that God would overlook your sins and grant you eternal rest in His bosom.

REST IN PERFECT PEACE “IYA ETO”, TILL WE MEET TO PART NO MORE IN ETERNITY…    You shall forever remain in my memory!

“A o pade leti oodooo
Odo didan odo didan na
Pelu awon mimo leba oodooooo
To nsan leba ite re e…..”

Hmmmmnnnnnn!!! This life is very transient. A lesson for us some of us who wish to learn!...."

This tribute was added by Olurinu Jose on 8th August 2014

"Words fail me.........Rest on in God's eternal presence"

This tribute was added by Joseph D. Dada on 8th August 2014

"Looking at your pics I can hardly believe you are no longer among us.
But as it were, It will be done on me when after some times I can't find you on your sit as if when you travelled out of the country, but would everybody have lied about your passing onto the Most High God who LOVED you more than any other person.
I pray God will over look whatever your misdeed is and have you in his bosom where we shall meet again as one in CHRIST forever. As the Yoruba song goes thus;
'A O PADE LESE JESU NIBI TI A KONIYARAWA, A O RI RAWA A O YOMORAWA JESU YIO JE ALAGA WA'.
''ABOSEDE aya OKUSAGA we all missed you. Gone too soon....
GOOD NIGHT IYA GAGS."

This tribute was added by Abayomi Fenuyi on 8th August 2014

"People die, memories don't, sometimes our loved ones are taken away from us so suddenly we never get the chance to tell them how we really felt. Mrs Okus....ur space in my heart will take a very long time before it can be filled. am short of words than to say GOODNIGHT & till we meet again at GODS bossom."

This tribute was added by Omolara Kareem on 8th August 2014

"I am not one for public display of emotions, but when I read of your passing I screamed in a packed room of people. I am still in shock and prone to tears anytime i think of you. I once wrote on your Facebook wall, under a very lovely picture of you, that you were a beautiful person inside and out. That was no flattery, I truly meant it. Mrs O, as I fondly called you, I will miss you beyond words, but I find solace in the knowledge that you now rest in the bosom of your heavenly Father, whom you loved so much. I pray that the Lord will grant your family the fortitude to bear this irreparable loss. Rest on my sister, till we meet to part no more."

This tribute was added by oladipo Keshiro on 8th August 2014

"It’s hard to imagine that one of ours is no more. When you see/hear obituaries in the newspapers, you feel a tinge of sadness, but it’s nothing compared to when the departed is a known person to you – a colleague!

Mrs Okusaga personally reminds me of my biological mother. Her middle name is my mum’s first name, and their behaviour, the way they scold and love you equally, is part of the things that drew me towards her. 'Iya Gags' always had a way of sorting things out- that was her job, and that was her way of life. You cannot have come into LAMATA and not have had an encounter with the late great Mrs Okusaga – it’s impossible.

Is it the smile, is it the pet names you had for most of us (Audi-ken ke; a-bu-meh; OJ-spesial; Larry Kay; Toppy re; Haji Kafaru; and many more!) You were loved by many, but the good Lord whom you served, loves you more.

Goodnight… Forever!"

This tribute was added by Adebayo A Agbebi on 8th August 2014

"A great Tribute to an Awesome sister and Mother. Her life has been worthwhile to us in the LAMATA Family and we are proud that she has left  wonderful Memories that will be carried on for ever. its only the  body that goes, not the person.
We Thank God for his mercies and the life you lived. RIP!!!"

This tribute was added by Titi Abubakar on 8th August 2014

"If we could have a lifetime wish
A dream that would come true,
We would pray to God with all our hearts
For a yesterday and you.
A thousand words can’t bring you back,
We know, because we tried;
And neither will a million tears,
We know, because we cried.
You left behind our broken hearts
And happy memories too.
But we never wanted memories,
We only wanted you.
Rest In Perfect Peace Ma"

This tribute was added by Ibironke Omorhirhi on 8th August 2014

"Mrs okusaga!!!, every time i pass by your seat i see you, the last few weeks were tough, i noticed, i asked you and you said soon i will tell you, IT IS WELL you said. i pray for your family that the lord will comfort them at this time and for every time they miss your motherly love and care. Continue to rest with the angels, sleep well mama!"

This tribute was added by Adekunle Akinrinmade on 7th August 2014

"One thing that strikes me about her is the fact that she totally disagrees with you,one minute and the next minute she is playing and smiling with you.Such a rare spirit of forgiveness is hers.
She was a true african mother(she has a way of making one feel at home),an organizer per-excellent(iya eto ooooo)

Bless your heart mama okus"

This tribute was added by Oseide A. Akojenu on 7th August 2014

"Iya Gags....... You'll be dearly missed. May your gentle soul respect in the bossom of the Lord.Amen"

This tribute was added by Adepoju Fowokan on 7th August 2014

"I dearly missed you Mrs. Okusaga, though my last contact with you was a personal deep prayer session , however, there is an assurance that your soul was prepared for eternity. We can t question our creator, it is humanly painful that you are gone but gracious that you ve departed from this transient,wicked and trouble world. Enjoy at the bosom of your father as the spirit of Jesus Christ continually pray for your family, children and loved ones. Rest in Peace, Mrs Abosede Okusaga ""."

This tribute was added by Shaweel Abimbola on 7th August 2014

"Everyday many birds will fly,
And each of them carry the warmth of your graceful smile
which gives us the strength to carry on in life.

Mrs Okusaga, now you have your own wings,
So fly free. fly free with the birds,
We will always know which bird is you.

Rest In Peace"

This tribute was added by Emmanuel Matthew on 7th August 2014

"Good MoRINN...she always burst out early almost every other morning supported with radiant smile that get everyone on her wing smiling. If anything, her smile is infectious and her candor cannot be pushed aside. When she's convinced of her opinion, she airs it without arrogance. Iya eto, Iya gaga, Bokus, those were some of the names we her colleagues called her by. Whenever I wanted anything all I needed do was just smile and she would ask, Emmy what do you want. She was friend to all and enemy to non.

The news of her passing on to glory still feels like a dream, a dream we wish will never come to pass!! Yes, she's gone to rest, gone to be celebrated and not mourn!! She lived well, and touched lives in her own way. Everyone has something good to say about her. All I see is her smile...

Sleep and Rest in the bossom of your creator. We take solace in the fact that you are in a better place away from the worries and troubles of this world. You will sure be missed. The memories you created live on. Life looks so funny...we can never understand it even as we continue to try...

Adieu Iya eto, Adieu Bokus! Adieu iya gaga! Rest...In...Peace"

This tribute was added by Oseide A. Akojenu on 7th August 2014

"Iya Gags..... you will be dearly missed. May your gentle soul rest in the Bossom of the Lord. Amen."

This tribute was added by Babatunde Odejide on 7th August 2014

"We cannot question God on your sudden departure from this world but all we can say is that the Lord knows it all. May your gentle soul Rest In Peace our dearly beloved Mama Okus"

This tribute was added by Olukayode Taiwo on 7th August 2014

"My dear Bose, You were like a candle in the wind. You came, you left  good impression on the people you met. I wish I knew that it was the last time I will say good bye to you that evening we were cracking jokes on the stairways of our office. Am sure God knows best. I will surely miss you. May the Lord grant you eternal rest amen. Adieu"

This tribute was added by Olaseni Akinwunmi on 7th August 2014

"Mrs Okusaga was a colleague but more importantly she was my friend. I always called her "Bokus" - her bbm name and jokingly said that she was always on a "see food diet" She sees food and she must eat; whenever I said that she always showered me with her radiant smile and genuine joy in what I said. She was my friend and I miss her so much. Miss her laugh, her kind words of support, her lovely smile and kind heart. I miss my friend Mrs Abosede Okusaga. Rest In Peace my dear friend."

This tribute was added by Yemisi Fadayomi on 7th August 2014

"You will be dearly missed, Mrs okusaga
We Thank God for his mercies and the life you lived.RIP"

This tribute was added by Seun Bakare on 7th August 2014

"May the stars carry your sadness away,
May the flowers fill your precious heart with beauty,
May hope forever wipe away your tears,
And, above all, may silence make you strong at the bosom of our Lord Jesus Christ .....Gaga, Gagacious, Iya Etoo we will forever Miss you Ma. May your Ever Bobbling soul continue to Rest In Perfect Peace."

This tribute was added by Seun Osonoiki on 7th August 2014

"You will be dearly missed Mrs Okusaga.... Its hard to accept that you are gone. We can't question God, but thank Him for the opportunity to have known you. You were very jovial, energetic and passionate about your job. Thank you for the advice you gave me, i won't forget it. I pray God grants us all the grace to be comforted. Rest In Peace, Ma."


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