Prof Abasiatai
ELDER (PROF.) MONDAY B. ABASIATTAI
  • 74 years old
  • Date of birth: Mar 12, 1939
  • Place of birth:
    Ikot Akpan Nkpe, Onna LGA, Akwa Ibom, Nigeria
  • Date of passing: Dec 9, 2013
Let the memory of Daddy be with us forever as he rests in perfect peace with God..

This memorial website was created in memory of our beloved Husband, Brother, Father, Grandfather, Uncle, Inlaw, Cousin, lifelong mentor, teacher and guardian, Elder (Prof.) Monday Benson Abasiattai who slept peacefully in the Lord on December 9, 2013 after a brief illness.
We will remember him forever.

THE MAN MONDAY BENSON ABASIATTAI
A father and mentor to many, a scholar, a man of integrity, PROF lived through his years fully occupied, he had no dull moment. He had excellent interpersonal skills, loved teaching, and counseling and never looked down on anyone. Our Daddy lived an accomplished life, spending a lot of time with the less-privileged, giving out much of his time and substance.

FAMILY LIFE

In 1965, the late Monday Benson Abasiattai met and fell in love with Miss Affiong Sam Ekpoh (now Mrs Affiong Abasiattai). They got married 4th March 1967, and are blessed with five children (Emem, Aniekan, Ekaete-Alice, Ini and Mfon), and Ten grand-children.
Prof doted greatly on his children and grand-children. It is noteworthy that Prof was a role model and mentor to all members of his nuclear and extended family. He spared nothing to provide the best education and moral guidance as a very loving father to everyone and proved his love to all. He was a true philanthropist, and a sincere leader.

CHRISTIAN LIFE

The Late Prof Abasiattai was baptized into the Qua Iboe Church (QIC) of Nigeria in 1953 and was ordained Elder of QIC in October 1995.

In 2008, late Prof Abasiattai authored a book titled “ The African Pentecost- in QIC Nigeria 1927 and After” – The book describes the move of the Holy Spirit and the experiences of many Ibibio Christian converts in the early days of QIC in Nigeria.  

Prof was until his passing-on, the Chairman Church Committee, Qua Iboe Church, Use-Offot, Uyo.

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Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Ekaete Tobin on 9th December 2016

"My beloved daddy, it's been 3 years since i last spoke with you, but the memory of our last moments together has not faded. I will always love you. Now you have mummy with you. You have left me to face this world. It is well with us daddy. Rest from all the pains and stress. I know some day i will see you and we will never be apart again. Your only Eka."

This tribute was added by Ekaete Tobin on 12th March 2016

"Daddy
I remember you today with joy in my heart. We are doing well, and your grand children have so grown up. Work is fine too, though hectic.  I know you are happy where you are, so that's good enough for me. I love you."

This tribute was added by I A on 9th December 2015

"We miss you daddy, your love and light shines in us and through us forever."

This tribute was added by Ekaete Tobin on 12th March 2015

"Happy birthday daddy. I still miss you so much. How fast I grew up. I wish we had spent more time together. I still love you in my heart daddy. Stay with Christ till we meet to part no more.
Your Eka."

This tribute was added by Chinwe E on 13th March 2014

"Yesterday would have been your birthday. All your kids would have called you and spoken with you. This year you're in heaven, celebrating eternally with your Maker. To Him be all the glory for giving you to us for almost 75 years. We thank God for your life well-lived!!! HAPPY earth-BIRTHDAY DADDY! RIP."

This tribute was added by Idongesit Ekpoh on 26th February 2014

"Dear Uncle is good to have come in contact with an educationist as you.I want to briefly say that you lived a very easy going life that made a mark in the lives of those you came in contact with.My prayers are that the Lord Almighty strengthen Aunty and your children specially.Adieu Great Man.We will meet on the glorious morning."

This tribute was added by Idongesit Ekpoh on 26th February 2014

"Dear Uncle is good to have come in contact with an educationist as you.I want to briefly say that you lived a very easy going life that made a mark in the lives of those you came in contact with.My prayers are that the Lord Almighty strengthen Aunty and your children specially.Adieu Great Man.We will meet on the glorious morning."

This tribute was added by Idorenyin Ekpoh on 25th February 2014

"Dear Uncle, You lived such an exemplary life and your kindness and humility will be remembered forever. Adieu Prof! Rest in perfect peace."

This tribute was added by Chinwe E on 16th February 2014

"A great man and Life Teacher went to Heaven on Monday, Dec.9th 2013! Daddy A., I may never have met you but in your exceptional children, caring family and teeming hordes of well-wishers from all over the world who gathered to bid you Farewell on Feb.7th, I see your greatness. I know you rest, free from all earthly pains and tribulations. I know you rest, watching over those you love. I know you rest, happy with your full life and the unsurpassed legacy you left behind. I know you rest, happy up above in the arms of God, still inspiring your family, still guiding the many lives you changed here below, still educating the world with selflessness, at much personal sacrifice, with humility and most of all, with your warm heart full of Christian love for all. Adieu Daddy A, ADIEU! May your blessed noble soul continue to Rest in Perfect Peace! <3"

This tribute was added by Yudi Inibehe on 7th February 2014

"Adieu Prof, you have left footprints on the sands of Time and you were a great impact in your generation, receive rest in the bosom of our Lord . may your soul rest in perfect peace.Barr (Mrs.) Uduakobong Inibehe"

This tribute was added by Enobong Akpan on 2nd February 2014

"My beloved uncle, I was shocked when I heard of your sudden death. You were an awesome uncle since I was a baby. You carried me on your wings of love as I grew up. Your love to me cannot be forgotten. I will surely miss your gentle smile and your words of wisdom. May your gentle soul rest in perfect peace Amen."

This tribute was added by Dr. Bassey Akpan on 2nd February 2014

"Professor Abasiattai as I used to address you since I joined the family. You always amazed me with your beautiful spirit of friendship and love to the family. Your support and presence in every family activity even when you were not feeling well will be tremendously felt. Your intellectual pursuit and your love for education will be greatly remembered. You have touched so many lives including your children through your exemplary teaching strategies. In certainty you will always be recalled of your love and inspiration to mankind.  May your soul rest in perfect peace."

This tribute was added by Mervin Azeta on 2nd February 2014

"The tributes here bear out the fact that Prof. M. Abasiattai was a great man, loved by  many! I pray GOD to grant you all he has left behind the fortitude to bear the loss, and grant him eternal rest in HIS bossom!"

This tribute was added by Itoro Etti on 1st February 2014

"rip prof"

This tribute was added by Daniel Udoh on 20th January 2014

"prof, l miss you so much. l meet you last during our award and appreciation ceremony in our school, bright stars in which you launched the 2014 school calender. l know you as a nice gentle man with no discrimination, so please rest in the Lord, till we meet to part no more.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      ETI-IMA SILAS, office of the proprietor BSMSS"

This tribute was added by Daniel Udoh on 20th January 2014

"prof, l miss you so much. l meet you last during our award and appreciation ceremony in our school, bright stars in which you launched the 2014 school calender. l know you as a nice gentle man with no discrimination, so please rest in the Lord, till we meet to part no more.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      ETI-IMA SILAS, office of the proprietor BSMSS"

This tribute was added by Mandu Nsekpong on 18th January 2014

"My dearest uncle I still can't believe u are no more.You were my father , uncle and a role model to me.You were always full of words of advice ,you always encourage me to strife for the best academically.Although you are no more today my confident is"that you are resting in heaven with our Lord.I love you uncle Rest in Peace."

This tribute was added by Anne Akpabio on 16th January 2014

"You deserve a peaceful rest after a good life on earth !! Rest in perfect peace Sir !!!"

This tribute was added by I A on 10th January 2014

"Dear Daddy, in my life time I have never met such a man who is only full of love, integrity, knowledge and was ever committed to doing good for the benefit of all. You inspired me every day of my life and you are my model for ever. Though you are no longer physically present, I have resolved that you shall continue to live forever through me and in me. I love you daddy and we miss you so much. Your loving son Ini Abasiattai"

This tribute was added by Mfon Jonah on 10th January 2014

"My dearest dearest Daddy, I love you so so much.  I don't know how to express the depth of my love for you.  You were so special, my gentle Daddy.  I am so proud of you and all God used you to accomplish on earth.  I miss you so much, I love you so much I can't find the words to express how I feel.  Rest in perfect peace as heaven celebrates you."

This tribute was added by Anietimfon Akpan on 10th January 2014

"Adieu! Elder (Prof) Abasiattai. We 'll miss you dearly in Qua Iboe Church Use Offot, Ewet Offot and the entire QIC at large.
May your soul rest in perfect peace. Amen."

This tribute was added by Mfon Jonah on 10th January 2014

"My dearest dearest Daddy.  I love you so much. I can't express the depth of my love for you.  You were a daddy in a million.  I miss you so much, I think about you everyday.  I am comforted by the fact that you are resting in heaven.  Your mansion is ready and you shall bask in glory. Heaven is celebrating you, your crown is ready.  God knows why you had to leave so suddenly.  He has given you rest from all pain.  I love you so much, I miss you greatly.  O Daddy, who will call me Nwaedo, who will love me like you did.  I am so proud of you.  Every where I go people weep for you.  The earth's loss is heaven's gain. Asiere Papa.  No words can ever be enough.  I wish I spent more time with you but I am grateful for all the times we spent together.  You were so gentle and cheerful my hero.  You loved me unconditionally and will do anything to protect me.  Daddy, my Daddy, my joy is that you are in a better place and God is watching over us.  Asiere oooo..  I love you so so so so much."

This tribute was added by Idongesit Anetekhai on 7th January 2014

"Adieu Prof! You lived a remarkable life.  Ekaette, be strong, the Almighty God giveth and He taketh away.  My dear Mrs Abasiattai, weep not, be strong. The Lord is the husband of the widow, He will surely be there foryou aalways.  May the good Lord strengthen you all IJN.  Remain blessed."

This tribute was added by Aniekan Abasiattai on 5th January 2014

"Daddy,I will forever miss you.You left us so suddenly and painfully. I sincerly hope you are resting and in peace. You will also be in my heart. Bye Daddy"

This tribute was added by Ekaete Tobin on 1st January 2014

"Daddy I miss you so  dearly.  Your  death  dealt a  great  blow  to me.   I love you so much and believe  that  you are very happy where you  are. I know I will meet  you  again , and  this  time, there  will  be no  goodbyes ever ."


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