ForeverMissed
This memorial website was created in memory of our loving father, Isaac Adebayo Owolabi, 69 years old, born on March 8, 1953, and passed away on September 8, 2022. His legacy lives on
Posted by Mary Salaudeen on September 23, 2022
TRIBUTE TO MY COLLEGE PRINCIPAL

The first thing I liked about him was his appearance; a stylish, classy and elegant man. Then he was introduced to us as our new Principal. I later discovered he was a disciplinarian; a no nonsense man. Being an English teacher, he had a good command of English language and I admired his accent on the assembly ground. I didn't know him for a year in the College. I think he came when I was in SSS 3. But he made a difference in our set. The school had a challenge, in a set before mine, only a lady known as 'Comfort' to the best of my knowledge passed English language in their WASSCE. So He took it upon himself to take us early morning English Language tutorials before the assembly time. Amazingly, majority of my set passed English language along other subjects in flying colours. I could boast of 5 distinctions out of my 9 subjects. I later got admission into the premiere University. He had retired as a Principal but he would always checked on me and proud of me. Being an alumnus of UI himself, he celebrates excellence. He attended my wedding. I could sight his well starched and ironed guinea 'agbada' and 'fila'. And the smile he gave me, one that came from a pure heart and proud father. I remember when Sam, my daughter and I visited him in his residence in Ibadan, we were warmly welcomed and he spoke to us as with his children. He warned Sam never to go study abroad until he secure a fully funded scholarship and he was proud when Sam got one. He even gave us money for transport. Retired, but having gotten so much to offer, he got another appointment at a private college in Ibadan. I was an Extern at Chief Ladosu Ladapo SAN & Co. when I learnt he works at a school along my office. I paid him a visit. He was happy to see me and proud to introduce me to his staff as his former student. The last time I met his wife at Pharmacy along my office, I promised her I would visit 'daddy' and I did put in a call to him that day to know how he was faring. He was glad to hear from me. That was the last time I spoke with him. I never knew he would be gone so soon

Good night Mr. Isaac Adebayo Owolabi, you will forever be in our hearts!

Mary Adenubi
Senior Prefect Girl
Molusi College 2008/2009
Posted by Gbenga Oderinwale on September 22, 2022
The sad news of the death of Mr. I. A. Owolabi was a rude shock to me. The last time we spoke, he promised to check up on me and my family whenever he passed through Osogbo. Our path crossed in 1995 at Odogbolu Grammar School, Odogbolu, where he was my Vice-Principal and I was an Agric. Science teacher. We had a brother and sister relationship as against boss and subordinate, given that we were from the same state (Osun). He was an educational administrator, a professional teacher to the core and a manager per excellence. We enjoyed his supervision, as he was thorough and kind. He inspired many of us teachers to do our best, leading by example through his own diligence. He was indeed an omoluabi from omoluabi state (Osun).
I pray that God will grant the family the fortitude to bear this irreparable loss.
May his soul rest in peace.
Adieu... Mr. Owolabi

From: Lady Evangelist G.O. Oderinwale, JP
Posted by Mary Salaudeen on September 17, 2022
I still can't believe you are gone daddy. I asked myself why is it that good people don't live long? And I found comfort in the holy scriptures; " For the righteous man is taken away from evil.” Mr. Owolabi, though my college principal, I called him daddy because he was a father figure to me. He was not only part of the people who facilitated how I secured funding for my undergraduate programme, he also took personal interest in me. He attended my wedding and always care to know how I was faring. It's such a pity that people like me couldn't pay you for your kindness and good heart. But it is my earnest prayer that the Lord upholds mummy, your children, grand children and your entire family and grant us all grace to bear this loss.

Mary Salaudeen Esq. (Nee Adenubi)
Senior Prefect Girl
Molusi College 2008/2009
Posted by Aderonke Asolo on September 16, 2022
My dear Brother. It’s indeed good bye! The reality of your departure has now dawned with the pictures and the recordings.You were selfless. You were always present at my events. You shared pictures I never thought I would see again . You kept my Father’s memories alive! You stood in the gap. You shared history with me. You will be forever remembered. Your memories remain a blessing.
Posted by Osinubi Olubunmi on September 16, 2022
Tribute to an administrator per excellent
The news of your death was shocking. You were a man with a forgiving spirit, hardworking, humble selflessness and full of life. You shared your experience (both good and bad) to teach others. A great man and a great leader. Good night Sir.
Posted by Tunji Iyiola-Tunji on September 16, 2022
It was bad news at first when I read about your death, sir. I felt bad about the fact that good men don't last. You were my special uncle. I so much adored your quintessential nobility. I will never forget how you paved the way for my admission to the University for my first degree in Abeokuta. I looked up to you as a mentor. I had secretly desired to be as refined and organized as you were. May your soul rest in peace my uncle - Sir Isaac Adebayo Owolabi. There was good news I wanted to share with you when it happened. But you are no more my uncle. Anyway, I thank you for your support and for believing in me.
Posted by Farinde Ayorinde Ifeoluwa... on September 15, 2022
 I have such a great memories of you, you have always been my father from the day we met, I don't actually like the way I'm telling this, but God knows the best. You touched a lot of people’s lives — mine included. I’m so glad I got the chance to know you, and I’m heartbroken that you're no more. I have already gotten a coffee machine that will be delivered to you December this year, But God ways isn't ours. I’ll always remember how you listened to and cared for everyone in/ outside the family. We love you, but God loves you more. Sunre o Baba omo.
Posted by kafui labeodan on September 14, 2022
Adieu sir, rest in the bosom of our Lord Jesus Christ.
The news of your passing on to glory was unexpected but we thank God for the life you lived and the generations that you have impacted positively.
My mum and yourself worked together in Odogbolu Grammar school and this was how our families met and became friends.
Apart from being a father to all, you are also my best lady's Dad and that is why this touches me so closely.
I always knew you to be bubbly, Joyful and full of life and you could make a joke of almost any situation.
I am so sure that you want us to celebrate your life and not mourn, therefore we thank God for the life you lived.
Please give my dad in heaven a big hug for me.
Posted by Eric Owolabi on September 14, 2022
Adieu... A teacher, mentor, father and friend has gone to be with the good Lord.
May your soul Rest in Peace.
May God console your wife(my aunt),children, inlaws nd us all.
Hon. Deji Eric Owolabi
Posted by Eyitayo Olaleye on September 14, 2022
I first met Daddy Isaac Adebayo Owolabi sometime in 2007, if my memory serves me well. His eldest daughter, Folakemi and I became colleagues and friends in 2006 and our organization assigned us the same mentor to help us settle into the work environment. I knew him to be a hardworking, successful man who instilled those same virtues into each of his children. He was a proud teacher. It is no surprise that all three of them are distinguished achievers…and I mean every word of it!
Both him and Mommy were encouragers – they pushed you to be the best that you can be, with advice and prayers. I recall that I bought my first furniture – a set of white plastic chairs – on credit from Mommy’s shop when I was striking out as a bachelor on my own in 2010. There were so many other fun times with Daddy. I remember the pride on his face when he walked into my office in 2017 where I then worked to conclude a transaction, not knowing I was the Manager. I naturally extended him every courtesy I would extend my father and only God knows how many people, he told the story of the VIP treatment! It just showed how appreciative he was of little things – traits that are fast eroding today. He got to show me off on the two or three occasions that I went to All Souls Church School when he was the Principal, and I was equally impressed with the way he was respected and liked by staff and students alike. I remember asking him why he left if he was so liked, but in his characteristic manner, he told me that there was a time for everything. He was a deep thinker. How he remained so totally committed to family in Iresi and colleagues in Ijebu Ode still beats my imagination to this day. He was self-less to a fault, always giving of himself to others.
I remember making a last-minute call to him and Mommy at Muritala Muhammed Airport the night I was traveling abroad for further studies and the happiness they felt on hearing the good news. We talked often and it was always a pleasure hearing his jokes.
But by far the most important experience I ever had with him (and the last time I saw him by the way), is when I came to Nigeria for New Year 2022 and I went to spend whole day with him and Mommy. I maintained a low profile for the visit to Nigeria because of COVID and other reasons but made it a priority to visit Daddy and Mommy Owolabi. My wife had malaria so she could not join us. I wanted her to rest so my two boys and I went to say hi to him and Mommy. He was on his way back from Ijebu Ode and so joined us at home later and we had the time of our lives. He enjoyed having my boys around and we all had Mommy’s terrific lunch and took pictures that day. Daddy even had a selfie stick! Lol. Even Folakemi was not aware I was in Nigeria but we surprised her with the pictures we took. I remember her response: ‘This is oppression!’ It is one encounter I will cherish for the rest of my life. He took much pride in the accomplishments of his children and their friends as well as new additions to the family. A power dresser who was social media savvy, he loved children to a fault. I remember seeing his very last post on Facebook was congratulating Folakemi on a recent accomplishment at work.
Much as we would like Daddy to be around very much longer, I take solace in his words to me some years ago – ‘there is time for everything.’ Baba Owoo, you came, you saw, and you conquered. Your time is up. I pray that the Almighty comforts Mommy K.D, as well as my siblings – Folakemi, Oluseye and Oluseyi. May God grant them to grace to bear your loss.
I can say without a doubt that my life is better because I came across a man called Isaac Adebayo Owolabi. Rest in peace, Daddy, and see you on resurrection morning.

Eyitayo Olaleye, 

Waterbury, CT, USA.                                                September 14, 2022
Posted by Sarah Odanye on September 14, 2022
He was such a kind, warm and easygoing man that cared for everyone he met, as much as he could. It’s no surprise that he raised wonderful children who carry his light everywhere they are. He will be sorely missed.
Posted by Olatunji Ogundele on September 14, 2022
A teacher of teachers,principal of principals!
Disciplined,dedicated and highly diligent
Heaven has gained another educationist
Eternal rest grant him O Lord

Chief E.O.Ogundele
President
OgunANCOPSS (2014-2018)
Posted by Oluwatimilehin Amos Akina... on September 14, 2022
TRIBUTE TO MY PRINCIPAL

Mr. Owolabi was such a principled principal with a wonderful style of leadership. As a student under his principalship in Molusi College, I usually wondered how brilliant he would be as a school student.

I have in memory, how baba would always tell us to put in our best in all our doings. His slogan, "if you come first in any competition, the prizes are yours; any other position, the prizes belong to the office." No student would go out for competition without putting the slogan in consideration, either to work hard and have the prizes as personal belongings, or to have the prizes submitted in the principal's office.

Likewise, the usage of "find" and "found" as clearly explained by baba on the assembly ground over a decade ago, lingers. I never knew a day would come in the journey of my life that the two words would be needed, until the day I had to calm my head, think and remember the explanations given by baba before I could choose the right and the appropriate word.

Teach
er
Isaac
Ade
ba
yo
Owolabi, indeed, no one lives forever, aside Him who reigns forever; but I'm certainly sure that you'll be remembered forever.

Posted by OMOTADE ADEYEMI on September 13, 2022
A TRIBUTE TO MY TEACHER AND MENTOR

A teacher plays a very important role in creating the best version of a person.

Mr Isaac Adebayo Owolabi, my English Language teacher at St. Leo's Teachers' College, Abeokuta (1984-1987) through the grace and power of the Almighty God made me who and what I am today: a teacher of the English Language like you, Vice Principal and Director in LASG Teaching Service.

You were an amazing human being, an outstanding mentor and a teacher of excellence who always motivated me to give my best at all times.

In 1985, you bought me my first Oral English Textbook (Oral English for Schools and Colleges by Pai Obanya et al) on one of your trips to UNILAG.
That book I still use and find relevant to date.

You and mummy nursed and cared for me during those unforgettable painful years of menstrual cramps.
You believed in and brought the best out of me when I'd thought nothing good could ever come out of my 'failed' life.

You fed me from your pot and provided for my needs while I was your student "laimo eye t'o su mi."
You loved and pampered me yet, punished and scolded me whenever it was necessary.

All the lessons you taught me are with me always and your legacies I will forever uphold.
I'm eternally grateful to have been tutored and mentored by you.

You were a very powerful dresser.
Always neat and modest.
Ever smiling.

You made me walk on the right path, the path of wisdom.
You had such great humour and were highly disciplined; you taught me how to be disciplined, dependent, self-reliant, contented and hard working.

I can stand shoulder high to say that my mentor lived a Godly, remarkable, fulfilled and accomplished life.

It is very hard to bid this final goodbye at this time but I hope to see you on the resurrection morning.
You will always be here with me, in my heart.

As much as I don’t have words to express my sorrow and sadness at your very sudden demise, I strongly believe you'll get the peace and rest your soul deserves.
ADIEU MR ISAAC ADEBAYO OWOLABI, MY TEACHER AND MY MENTOR.

'Rotimi Otegbade Adeyemi
Posted by abisola abegunde on September 13, 2022
Uncle Bayo we thank God for your life. For your kind attention and care to my family we say thank you.
For Aunty Diekola, and the Children and grandchildren we pray God's comfort and His abiding presence be with you all.
E pele.
Rest in peace Uncle Bayo.
Posted by Omitoyin Bolanle on September 13, 2022
TRIBUTE TO LATE PA OWOLABI I. A
Your death was a big shock to everyone. You were just a kind of person one would not want to miss
You were epitome of a leader, very humble, easy going, kind and God fearing. Your demise has created a vacuum very difficult this time to filled. Our prayers for mama and the children is that Lord will comfort them and give them the fortitude to bear this irreparable loss. Rest in peace till resurrection morning. We love you but God loves you most. Adieu.
Evg/Pastor Mrs Omitoyin
Posted by Morenike Owanikin on September 12, 2022
A TRIBUTE TO A WONDERFUL BOSS.
A rare gem is lost!
Heavens gain.
You possessed all the qualities expected of a good boss. The English Language Teacher with a class. An outspoken man, kind to a fault boss, versatile being, an experienced principal, an administrator per excellence, a top notch grammarian & a father to many.
You'll be missed Oga Mi,
Rest in peace Baba daadaa
Posted by Osaje Ikhile on September 12, 2022
I am deeply sorry to read about his passing. I can tell he was a great father from the quality of children he raised.

He welcomed guests with open arms and was kind. I remember moments when I laughed just watching him make jokes with his darling wife.

Bayo and Seyi and aunty Kemi, I pray that the almighty God will comfort you in a way that no one else can. Your dad lived a good life.
Posted by Jinadu Ayoleke on September 12, 2022
My friend, God will grant you eternal rest. We lived together at various schools with much cordiality but left early enough. Stay with your God. Bye bye bye.
Posted by Lara Agunbicrown on September 12, 2022
A gentleman per excellence has gone. He will forever be remembered for his role in molding my first two children. May his soul rest in perfect peace.


              Agunbiade Oluyemi AIG RTD
Posted by Adekunle McKenny Banjo on September 12, 2022
A TRIBUTE TO Mr Owolabi Isaac (1953-2022) -AN ICONIC TEACHER OF TEACHERS:

So sad, that you had to leave those of us, who are your friends and colleagues
this suddenly, without a goodbye!

With head bowed and heart burdened, I bid you farewell, till we meet again in the Church Triumphant. You were a great pal and leader in and out of Service years-exemplary, loving, descrete, focused, firm and forthright, with uncommon agility and mental strength.

You'll be missed for all time. May the good Lord rest your soul, comfort and keep the loved ones that you've left behind.

Adieu, our own dear 'Owo-Blow', as you live in evergreen memory!
Signed: Prince Banjo A. McKenny
Posted by Mayowa Faturoti on September 12, 2022
It is with great shock and sadness I received the news of your Passing sir.
But we are comforted because you are now in glory. You will always be in our memories. You left indelible footprints in the sand of time. Continue to rest in Peace sir.
Posted by Lara Agunbicrown on September 12, 2022
I cant believe you're gone my ever smiling and ever happy Daddy you will be greatly missed, your Omolara has been doing omo jeje like you always advise me, I know you are in a better place now, RIP Daddy Owoblow .
Posted by Lynda Odunmbaku on September 12, 2022
Still unbelievable!
Rest in perfect peace, Owo Blow.
You were a wonderful friend, colleague and leader. A brilliant teacher and a sound Administrator. You were diligent, resourceful, compassionate and God fearing.
You will be sorely missed by us all.
Adieu, Great Builder.
Posted by Adekemi Olukowade on September 12, 2022
My Dearest Noble Colleague, Uncle, Father, Confidant and Mentor.You left unannounced, you departed without farewell oh!!! You left LEGACIES.What a world of vanity???? Good night vibrant and brilliant PRINCIPAL.
Posted by Fajemisin Sammy on September 11, 2022
Uncle, I still can’t believe I am writing a tribute because of your passing. Words cannot describe this difficult moment.
You touched so many lives by your selfless and countless acts of kindness, always giving and never expecting any favours in return. Your dedication to a cause was what set you apart. For every institution you worked for, you laid the path for others to succeed.
The benefits of your hard work is a living testimony for so many young men and women you took under your wings at a personal and professional level.
Uncle, you were and will always be an inspiration to myself, the entire family and anyone who worked with you. You have left a void in the family that will never be filled.
While we mourn today, we also take comfort in the fact that your mission on earth have been fulfilled. We thank the Lord for your life and bid you farewell until we meet again
Posted by Owolabi Adebimpe on September 11, 2022
Big daddy as I fondly call you, I still can't believe you are no more. I'm writing this with tears in my eyes. You've always been there for me, you were my "go to person", just last month when I was at the lowest and deepest moment of my life, I was gradually loosing myself but you were there for me, you lifted my soul and spirit, you gave me courage and told me to keep pushing no matter what, I came to you with a broken heart, soul and spirit but I left your place as a brand new person, what more do I want from a father?. There is no greater love than that. I will miss you greatly. Bami ki Deji toba dorun. Sun re Baami.
Posted by Adeyinka FAJEMISIN on September 11, 2022
Brother Sunday as u were fondly called it's so sad dat u left this early we had so many unfinished projects and discussion u were a great family man a man of d people words are not enough to describe ur attributes I grew up to know u as my elder brother dat was d bond we shared together and my late father loved u so much like his first son it's so unfortunate dat u left without farewell to any one who will bridge d gap dat u have created ? I have never seen u getting angry u were all smiles any day even d two old men dat we have left cannot get over ur demise cos we were always assured dat u will cover up for all of us with them and u did dat till ur last moment. My dear brother am happy dat u left good memories with everyone people has one or two good things to say about u and dats d most important brother u came u saw u conquered death in victory u were a welf made man u got to d speak of ur career u sat upon every storm and tribulations u knew and served ur God aurevoir brother it's been nice coming across u on this planet


ADEYINKA OLUBUSAYO FAJEMISIN
Posted by Fajemisin Ezekiel on September 11, 2022
My mum never recovered frm d shock since Friday evening she had about ur demised. My mum and my sons were with u two weeks ago and spent 5hrs with u and grandma(ur wife). My mum started calling ur number since morning till 3:08 pm on Friday to tells u that she has come back to Sango but she couldn't reach u, unknown to her that u have left us. Me and my wife agreed to visit you when we come to ibadan for Christmas as we always enjoy every minute spent with you. It's a pity that we will miss a warm reception giving everyone comes around you. The UNIFIER of our family has gone. Who's going to fill this huge vacuum? Only God knows. Rest on grandpa.
Posted by SAKIRU Adebayo on September 11, 2022
Mr. Owolabi was the principal during my senior secondary school days in Molusi College, Ijebu Igbo. Before he became our principal, many of us didn't have a sense of direction or purpose. He was such a strong influence on our lives. Yes, he was a disciplinarian but that was exactly what we needed in our lives at that point. We are all better for it now. I would give Mr. Owolabi the credit for my ability to pursue a university education. He encouraged me each step of the way and was always happy for all my achievements. Thank you, sir, for instilling discipline and diligence in us. The world is a much better place because of people like you. We will miss you.

Sakiru Adebayo
British Columbia, Canada
Posted by Tosin Fajemisin on September 11, 2022
Daddy Aunty Kemi, you are not just a cousin but a father to me. You were at my wedding introduction, wedding ceremony and my son's naming ceremony. Always available to attend my events and your presence always add glamour to the events. You are one of those that always react to my post on social media. You are not just social person but also a life builder. You got a job for me which I didn't take because I have something doing which you agreed with me is more relevant to my course of study.

You are always after the welfare of your family members. You visited and call my father on phone even than I do. Always in touch with all family members.

Isaac Adebayo Owolabi Farinde, your sudden exit has created a vacuum which will be difficult to fill. We have lost a peace maker, bridge builder, family unifier and loving person. I wonder who is going to take charge of the great role you are playing in the family.
We will surely miss you, May your soul rest in peace
Posted by popoola oyinlola on September 11, 2022
While I mourn an illustrious son, father, brother, husband, uncle, friend, and citizen, I also want to celebrate a man of honor, integrity, class, and a model of good fatherhood. A few weeks ago, I briefly interacted with Pa Isaac Adebayo Owolabi when he thoughtfully commented on a birthday Facebook post that made my good friend, his Daughter Dr. Folakemi Owolabi Ogungbe, made. If children are an extension of their parents in any way, I think I have met Dad through Dr. Folakemi. His kindness, thoughtfulness, skills, competencies, and more express themselves through his Daughter, my friend Dr. Folakemi. Adieu, Dad, rest with the Angels till we meet at the feet of Jesus.

Rosemary Oyinlola Popoola PhD
Posted by Tobi Farinde on September 11, 2022
A tribute to my Father. ISAAC OWOLABI-FARINDE

16 years ago, I lost my biological father (Cheif Adekunle Farinde) who was the second child of Chief Ajeigbe Owolabi-Farinde. He was a successful business man in his niche. I was very young at the time of his demise which left me with no father figure in my journey of life.

My Uncle Isaac Owolabi of blessed memory was there for us from my days in Ore, Ondo state which was my father’s last business sojourn. He would always give us prizes for performing well in school, come for our report cards and diminish us when necessary. Big Daddy as I used to refer to him took the responsibility of my father (Adekunle, popularly known as “SALOME”.) Never for once did I ever had any reason to miss my biological father.

Big Daddy was a role model to many which I'm one. We still spoke on phone a week to your demise.

His contribution to my education, sense of reasoning when it comes to making right decisions in life can not be overemphasized.

When I gained admission into the University of Ibadan, I couldn't pay my Acceptance fee, Big Daddy was a saving grace.

I knew I would be forced to do this one day, but I never expected it this soon.

You absence will greatly be felt by all.

    Continue to rest in Power, my father.
          Tobi-Farinde.

09/11/2022
Posted by Taofeek Yahaya on September 11, 2022
It is sad reading about the demise of Mr Isaac Adebayo Owolabi at the age of 69, this morning. Mr Owolabi was my principal at Molusi College (Senior School) Ijebu Igbo from 2010 to 2013 when he retired from the teaching service. His reign as principal was replete with infrastructural and human capital development. He was a servant-leader as he took early morning tutorials himself. He rejuvenated the old student- current student relationship. The initiative resulted in scholarships, infrastructural development and informal mentorship. Under the initiative we were exposed to the likes of Emeritus Professors Ayo Ogunye, Femi Bamiro, Layi Ogunkoye, Bisi Ogunfowora, Adewale Amusa (sergeant amuser); Senators Olabiyi Durojaiye, Gbenga Kaka; Chief Remi Atanda, Asiwaju Olajide Awosedo and an endless list of illustrious molusians. The old boys would jokingly refer to us as millenium boys. From them we picked a lot of things. I, for one developed interest in the Late Senator Olabiyi Durojaiye. Today, I am a legal practitioner like him. On a lighter mood, he is largely responsible for my disdain for the short contemporary agbada style. I admired his heavily starched long standard agbadas.
The WASSCE results narrative was transformed without compromising integrity. Mr I A Owolabi represented excellence, discipline, resilience. What is more? He was sociable. We attended Professors Ayo Ogunye and Adewale Amusa 70th birthday parties at University of Lagos and Obafemi Awolowo University together. He would say "I am taking you people along for encouragement". The 'you people' is usually myself, (Dr) Biodun Osinowo, Yinka Adefowora, (Dr) Sam Ogunlade, Olasile Razaq and few other folks. His transformational exploits at Molusi College earned him the host community's favourite even ahead of indigenes who had been principal before him. After retirement, he still kept in touch with some of us via social media platforms. He lived well; he will certainly rest in peace.

Taofeek 'Lekan Yahaya, Esq.
Senior Prefect Boy,
Molusi College, Ijebu Igbo (2012 - 2013)
Posted by Orunesajo Adefolake on September 11, 2022
My dear great brother, your demise was sudden and unexpected but you can never be forgotten.
Your sweet memories filled my heart and gave me restlessness. I keep wondering who will ever be there to fill your vacuum in the family. What will happen to those who leaned on you? What will happen to those you love and care for? What will happen to the ones that believed in your genuine love and affection?
What will happen to those that built their future on you? It is not the money you give but your love, care,affection, advice, fence mending, home building, happiness,solace and joy that you have and share among all. No one ever think it will be so soon like this.
I pray that your peaceful and kind soul find rest in the bossom of your creator.
May God Comforts all your loved ones that you left behind and upholds the entire family.
Posted by Eniola Oluwakayode Sanya ... on September 11, 2022
Your demise was a rude shock to me. You were more than a principal to me. You were a father, a brother and a friend. I remember we used to celebrate our birthdays together. We were born same day and same month though several years older than me. All we did together: jokes, advises, etc will forever remain with me. I love you boss even in your death. Adieu.
Posted by Abidoye Olajumoke on September 11, 2022
May your soul rest in peace, adieu uncle.
Though we never met once but we were friends on FB.

From Olajumoke Nee Iyiola ( Baba Odeku daughter)

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Posted by Mary Salaudeen on September 23, 2022
TRIBUTE TO MY COLLEGE PRINCIPAL

The first thing I liked about him was his appearance; a stylish, classy and elegant man. Then he was introduced to us as our new Principal. I later discovered he was a disciplinarian; a no nonsense man. Being an English teacher, he had a good command of English language and I admired his accent on the assembly ground. I didn't know him for a year in the College. I think he came when I was in SSS 3. But he made a difference in our set. The school had a challenge, in a set before mine, only a lady known as 'Comfort' to the best of my knowledge passed English language in their WASSCE. So He took it upon himself to take us early morning English Language tutorials before the assembly time. Amazingly, majority of my set passed English language along other subjects in flying colours. I could boast of 5 distinctions out of my 9 subjects. I later got admission into the premiere University. He had retired as a Principal but he would always checked on me and proud of me. Being an alumnus of UI himself, he celebrates excellence. He attended my wedding. I could sight his well starched and ironed guinea 'agbada' and 'fila'. And the smile he gave me, one that came from a pure heart and proud father. I remember when Sam, my daughter and I visited him in his residence in Ibadan, we were warmly welcomed and he spoke to us as with his children. He warned Sam never to go study abroad until he secure a fully funded scholarship and he was proud when Sam got one. He even gave us money for transport. Retired, but having gotten so much to offer, he got another appointment at a private college in Ibadan. I was an Extern at Chief Ladosu Ladapo SAN & Co. when I learnt he works at a school along my office. I paid him a visit. He was happy to see me and proud to introduce me to his staff as his former student. The last time I met his wife at Pharmacy along my office, I promised her I would visit 'daddy' and I did put in a call to him that day to know how he was faring. He was glad to hear from me. That was the last time I spoke with him. I never knew he would be gone so soon

Good night Mr. Isaac Adebayo Owolabi, you will forever be in our hearts!

Mary Adenubi
Senior Prefect Girl
Molusi College 2008/2009
Posted by Gbenga Oderinwale on September 22, 2022
The sad news of the death of Mr. I. A. Owolabi was a rude shock to me. The last time we spoke, he promised to check up on me and my family whenever he passed through Osogbo. Our path crossed in 1995 at Odogbolu Grammar School, Odogbolu, where he was my Vice-Principal and I was an Agric. Science teacher. We had a brother and sister relationship as against boss and subordinate, given that we were from the same state (Osun). He was an educational administrator, a professional teacher to the core and a manager per excellence. We enjoyed his supervision, as he was thorough and kind. He inspired many of us teachers to do our best, leading by example through his own diligence. He was indeed an omoluabi from omoluabi state (Osun).
I pray that God will grant the family the fortitude to bear this irreparable loss.
May his soul rest in peace.
Adieu... Mr. Owolabi

From: Lady Evangelist G.O. Oderinwale, JP
Posted by Mary Salaudeen on September 17, 2022
I still can't believe you are gone daddy. I asked myself why is it that good people don't live long? And I found comfort in the holy scriptures; " For the righteous man is taken away from evil.” Mr. Owolabi, though my college principal, I called him daddy because he was a father figure to me. He was not only part of the people who facilitated how I secured funding for my undergraduate programme, he also took personal interest in me. He attended my wedding and always care to know how I was faring. It's such a pity that people like me couldn't pay you for your kindness and good heart. But it is my earnest prayer that the Lord upholds mummy, your children, grand children and your entire family and grant us all grace to bear this loss.

Mary Salaudeen Esq. (Nee Adenubi)
Senior Prefect Girl
Molusi College 2008/2009
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Shared by Alexander Obadimu on September 13, 2022
I received the news of the death of Isaac Adebayo Owolabi (Owoblow) with rude shock in the evening of Thursday 7th September 2020 but with total submission to the will of the Almighty God.
I was posted to teach at St Leo's Teacher's College, Abeokuta in March 1984, and I met Mr Bayo Owolabi as a teacher at the College then.
We later were offered accommodation at the same line of staff quarters within the school compound.
During our teaching career at the TTC (1984-1989) he was known to be intelligently hardworking. He also related very well with all. His wife, Mama Kemi and the children were of a very wonderful family.
His amiable relationship continued at our next posting, St Leo's High School, Abeokuta from 1989 till 1993 when I got transferred out of the school.
He was a versatile English language teacher and was very diligent in his calling.
We together examined students of the TTC for many years during which his resilience, zeal and doggedness propelled many of us to carry on with the audious activity.
Despite the enormous workload at the time, he devoted ample time to the training of his children and the development of some members of his extended family.
Owoblow was a good mixer, sociable , outspoken and humorous. He was also very generous.
Our last physical meeting was at the after Thanksgiving service reception organized in the memory of Sir Tunji Akiniyi at Abeokuta a few months ago when we sat together on the same table and had reminiscences and other discussions.
Since then we had been communicating on social media variously.
Mr Owolabi is supposed to start reaping from the fruits of his labor at this time but the Omnipresent knows the best.
A sa ti ko wipe "ninu oun gbogbo, ka sa ma dupe" In all things, give thanks.
A hardworking, courageous, intelligent administrator and committed father is gone to be with the Lord.
 May the Almighty God console mama Kemi, all the children, all grandchildren and the entire family.
May he find peaceful rest at the bosom of his creator.
Adieu Owoblow!
Adieu Baba Kemi!
Adieu Isaac Adebayo Owolabi!
Till the resurrection day.

Mr and Mrs Alexander Olusegun Obadimu,
(Abeokuta)

A Seasoned Teacher Administrator has passed on to Glory

Shared by Alexander Obadimu on September 12, 2022
I received the news of the death of Isaac Adebayo Owolabi (Owoblow) with rude shock in the evening of Thursday 7th September 2020.
I was posted to teach at St Leo's Teacher's College, Abeokuta in March 1984, and I met Mr Bayo Owolabi as a teacher at the College then.
We later were offered accommodation at the same line of staff quarters within the school compound.
During our teaching career at the TTC (1984-1989) he was known to be intelligently hardworking. He also related very well with all. His wife, Mama Kemi and the children were of a very wonderful family.
His amiable relationship continued at our next posting, St Leo's High School, Abeokuta from 1989 till 1993 when I got transferred out of the school.
He was a versatile English language teacher and was very diligent in his calling.
We together examined students of the TTC for many years during which his resilience, zeal and doggedness propelled many of us to carry on with the audious activity.
Despite the enormous workload at the time, he devoted ample time to the training of his children and the development of some members of his extended family.
Owoblow was a good mixer, sociable , outspoken and humorous. He was also very generous.
Our last physical meeting was at the after Thanksgiving service reception organized in the memory of Sir Tunji Akiniyi at Abeokuta a few months ago when we sat together on the same table and had reminiscences and other discussions.
Since then we had been communicating on social media variously.
Mr Owolabi is supposed to start reaping from the fruits of his labor at this time but the Omnipresent knows the best.
A sa ti ko wipe "ninu oun gbogbo, ka sa ma dupe" In all things, give thanks.
A hardworking, courageous, intelligent administrator and committed father is gone to be with the Lord.
 May the Almighty God console mama Kemi, all the children, all grandchildren and the entire family.
May he find peaceful rest at the bosom of his creator.
Adieu Owoblow!
Adieu Baba Kemi!
Adieu Isaac Adebayo Owolabi!
Till the resurrection day.

Mr and Mrs Alexander Olusegun Obadimu,
(Abeokuta)

Tribute to A good friend

Shared by Olanike Coker on September 12, 2022
I am still in shock about your death. Did you really die? Very sad to loose a good person like you. However my consolation is that you came,you saw and you conquered. Sun re ooo Abiyamo tooto. We will meet at Jesús feet.
Good night.