- 52 years old
- Date of birth: Jul 29, 1964
- Date of passing: Dec 26, 2016
|Let the memory of Eniola be with us forever|
"It's hard to believe that you have left us as i only heard the shocking news today and this afternoon from an old school mate and colleague.However with a heavy heart to bear,i send my condolences to your family and rest in perfect peace my very good friend.I'm really short of words here but the Almighty God knows best."
"Dewale Haastrup .... Struppism! ...will be greatly remembered as a warm, friendly, caring, gentle man... till Christ returns in His glory. "But now Christ is risen from the dead, and has become the firstfruits of those who have fallen asleep. For since by man came death, by Man also came the resurrection of the dead. For as in Adam all die, even so in Christ all shall be made alive.""
I'm still shocked at your passing. I didn't have a chance to say goodbye - i'm so sorry. I remember Unilag days just like yesterday. You were so warm,loving and popular . You took Gbemisola,my sister and I under your wings . We had so much fun with the Haastrup Clan at Mariere Hall - Deyemi, Dapo and Deniyi. May you find perfect rest in the Lord. We love you but God loves you more.
Adewale omo Oba, Omo Owa Omo Ekun. Omo Ajimoko bii oyibo! Sun ree o !
Bisola Haastrup Adegbulugbe"
"Dewale Haastrup, vibrant, exciting and full of life. You left a lasting and unforgettable impression with your kind heart and warm smile. You'll be sorely missed."
"A Poem for my brother Eniola Wale Haastrup.
My dear friend Eniola has gone away
No more will we laugh and play
No more online chats and secrets will we share
No more comfort will there be knowing that he cared.
My dear friend Wale is dead and gone
Never again will he tag along
With me to the Glasgow night bars or shopping malls
Or have a sleepover or anything at all.
I wish i could have said goodbye
Explain how I miss him,somehow I must try
I have so much left to say I know I will write
My goodbyes and send it to him somehow.
In a note written down,then send by fire and flame
In a bottle on the sea or a gift by his grave
Or perhaps I will whisper it and send it on a prayer
And imagine he is reading it and knowing I care.
My dear friend Eniola ,Wale has died nothing that can change
But at least I have said my goodbyes indeed anyway
Farewell my dear friend I will hold your memory in my heart
Such that as long as I live we shall never be truly apart."
"Brother Wale Haastrup, you always made me smile and laugh with your timely jokes on the LW forum. I am so glad you chose the Lord Jesus and in so doing, you chose Eternal Life with Him. I choose to rejoice in that you did not die, you are only resting in the Lord our Saviour. You were promoted to glory; and now you are having the time of your life with your Lord and Saviour. Your memory is indeed blessed!!"
"I can’t believe that you’re gone my friend. I can’t believe that I’ll never be able to visit you or see you anytime soon. I can’t believe that our childhood pastime can never be relieved again.
I’m sorry that I didn’t know about your pain. I’m sorry that I didn’t stay in closer contact with you. I’m sorry that I assumed that everything was okay with you, when inside you were hurting.
I wonder what you were thinking as your life ended. Did you wonder if your life mattered? Then let me tell you that it did. That in those few days together you touched my heart with your kindness, your laughter, your positive energy. And above all else with your beautiful, and courageous attitude to life.
As you were dying, did you wonder if people would remember you? Then let me tell you that I will remember you forever and hold you close in my heart.
Tears are streaming down my face as I write these final words. Goodbye my brave friend. I hope that wherever you are, you finally have peace in your heart and in your soul...Good night Wale"
"Hmmm, what do I say. I am still speechless. I was the quiet one in GCK and cannot say I knew Eniola so well except that we shared a room in his first year and I was his senior. My mind is a blur about GCK days. We reconnected way back in 2009 but only actually met up physically in 2016. It was so good to see Eniola at one of our meetings. He also supported me at one of my premieres, which I am so grateful for. Got his Christmas greeting on Christmas day and replied not knowing that would be the last time we would communicate. God knows best. May his soul rest in peace; may God comfort his family and loved ones. Eniola indeed brought a smile to our face and I am grateful for the time we managed to share together, the witty exchanges on our forum. Goodnight Eniola, God bless you soul."
"Dewale Ore mi, egbon mi, I rejoice that you did not die but you slept and when the trumpet sounds you will rise up and so shall we ever be with Him that loves us and gave His life for us. Your memory is blessed!"
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