Her Life


Mrs Bolarinwa Oyenike Samuel-Ojo was born into the family of Late Pastor Michael Babalola Oyeyemi and Mrs Felicia Oyeyemi in Nigeria.
She did her National Certificate Studies in Education at St Andrew’s College of Education, Oyo, Nigeria; her undergraduate studies at University of Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria. She had two Masters Degree in Public Administration, and Legal studies both from Lagos State University. She proceeded to Bond University in Australia for her PhD degree in Legal Studies and Conflict Resolution. She moved to United States after completing her course work with the hope of using North America as Case studies for her Thesis. She also had a Certificate in Human Resources Studies at Cornel University, USA.
It was during the course of her research studies in the United States that she met Brother Olugbenro Samuel-Ojo. They got married on December 27th, 2002 and they were blessed with three children; a boy and two girls.
Bolarinwa was a good mother, wife and going by testimony from her co-workers she was a good hard-working person of integrity. Mrs. Samuel-Ojo was a member of International Christian Centre in Staten Island. She attended church services regularly and would not deny Jesus Christ even at the point of death. She served the Lord with all her resources. She enjoyed shopping; taking the children for outdoor activities in the park and most importantly, she helped her children to focus on their education. She was a woman of faith and prayer – a virtuous woman. She held unto God with her faith in Jesus Christ till she died.
She went home to be with the Lord on Thursday October 27th, 2011 at Calvary Hospital in the Bronx.
She is survived by her Husband; Olugbenro Samuel-Ojo, three children; Adeoluwa Ojo, Oluwatomi Ojo and Iyinoluwa Ojo,  her mother; Mrs. Felicia Modupe Oyeyemi, three sisters; Dr. (Mrs.) Bosede Oyeteju Amoo, Mrs. Deborah Ayegbo, Mrs. Bolanle Komolafe; two brothers; Dr. Boboye Oyeyemi, Mr. Babafemi Oyeyemi and a host of nieces nephews and cousins.