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This tribute was added by Victoria Onyema on February 14, 2020
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It shouldn't end this way. But we can't question God. Rest on Bro....
This tribute was added by Odunola Agbede on February 14, 2020
Hmmm Jide...I watched as you were laid to rest yesterday with so much pain in my heart...

Jide!!!!! Chai!!! In all honesty you didn’t deserve to go this soon.Am soooooo pained because you played your part well and trusted your beloved hospital (Rjolad) to play theirs but they failed you!!! I never imagined that things will get this bad..Never!!!!!

I remember how we met when I joined AIICO pension and later discovered that you were married to Lara my long time friend..I remember how we worked on two major projects together..I remember how I stressed you so much to deliver on the projects..I remember how you always brought your calm, composed, intelligent ideas to the projects..I remember how you always listened attentively to me anytime I needed to rant..I remember how we usually disagree and agree...I remember how you detest people arguing particularly if it was in your favour...I remember our discussions about property, death and career...I remember your daily routine with your kids (your investments)...I remember how you always talked about your weekend routine of taking Foyin to make her hair and Gideon to play football..I remember how you never liked to stress Lara when I requested you worked later than planned particularly on weekends. I remember you in your fitted suite and glasses every Monday morning seating behind me during the meeting and hitting my seat intermittently..I remember how you call me“Mrs Agbedee!!Stubborn!!”.

Jide!!!!!!!! You were gentle, soft spoken(but can be very firm), very punctual, professional, dependable, selfless, very hardworking and thoughtful..You never did things beyond your capacity..You were contented with what you had..You loved Lara and the kids dearly and lived for them..You also never joked with your grand mother and dad particularly..

Jide oooo!!!! I have known you for barely 20 months and it seems like forever..Never did I imagine that I will be writing about you in your absence...Am forever grateful to God for making our paths cross and to you for choosing to be my true friend (though for a short while but it was impactful)..

I trust God that He will not leave nor forsake Lara and your kids.. He will stand by them and meet them at the point of their need..He will also comfort and strengthen your parents,siblings,grand parents and extended family..

Sleep on my dearly beloved Jide till we meet to part no more...


This tribute was added by Gabriel O on February 14, 2020
I have known Jide from childhood days, as I lived close to his grandparents. Jide was very gentle and calm. Even as we grew older, had our families and rarely saw each other as frequently as before, he always ensured to keep in touch by sending messages on birthday and anniversary celebrations. His passing on is very painful, but I take solace in the fact that he was a Christian and believe he is resting in the bosom of our heavenly Father. I pray that God comforts and strengthens his immediate family and loved ones
This tribute was added by ADEMOLA FALANA on February 14, 2020
I never met Babajide but I know his wife Omolara as a friend. I am sure she extends such grace from her husband. Though gone but will forever be missed.

I pray God give Lara, his children and the entire family he left behind the fortitude to bear his demise.

Rest on Brother!
This tribute was added by Foluke Omitogun on February 14, 2020
Babajide Olowolagba may your soul rest in peace. It is like a dream to me that you have left us without saying goodbye..... Your death is very very painful. The last time I saw you was on Saturday at R-Jolad hospital.... Not knowing that I will see not you again. We will miss you Babajide Olowolagba sleep on in the Lord. I pray for your family that you left behind that God will continuing to be with them and for your and the children that you love so much that God will give them grace to bear this pain and He will continuing to be with them and provide for their daily need in Jesus Almighty name Amen. We love you but God loves you more. Good night Babajide Olowolagba till we meet again in the Lord God.
This tribute was added by Seun Orou on February 14, 2020
I will never have the right words or be able to say goodbye. Your death is such a great loss. I only pray that your soul finds eternal peace in the Lord and God strengthen the family you left behind in this dark moment and beyond. You will forever be in our heart. Thank for the sweet memories.
This tribute was added by Olamide Sodeinde on February 13, 2020
Gone from our sight, but never from our hearts....sun re o
This tribute was added by Lydia Babafemi on February 13, 2020
Window Window shey o gbo mi (cant you hear me).
You were one of it's kind. Humble, kind, gentle.
I wish I told you alm these while you were still here. We love you but God loves you more
This tribute was added by ADEPEJU ADE on February 13, 2020
Lagba, as i call you, rest in the bosom of the Almighty, we love you but GOD loves you more.
This tribute was added by Louis Ezeagu on February 13, 2020
Rest peacefully sir...
This tribute was added by Johnson Adewale Ajayi on February 13, 2020
I know you as the most reserved and coolest officer APML ever had, we don't really talk, but I remember late last year when you open our office entrance door for me, then I told myself, "this man has always been a gentleman since I know him here"
Rest on bro
We'll all miss your face
The world just lost a gentleman
This tribute was added by Folake Ajayi Owolabi on February 13, 2020
Babajide Olowolagba, it is hard to accept that you were no more.You were a special true colleague, friend and a good listener with good heart. I learnt a lot from you on the job because you were patient and ever ready to teach and learn from others. You will be sorely missed, we love you but God loves you more.
May the Lord continue to comfort your entire family,you may now rest in peace.
This tribute was added by Tunde Lamina on February 13, 2020
It still like a dream that you have left us, i remember all that we went through together with the project team (Unit disparity to ERP)........ The sleepless night....The headache.....The stress.....but i cannot but remember all this things with tears in my eyes and pain in my heart, we love you but God loves you more.........RIP
This tribute was added by Dayo Ogunbayo on February 12, 2020
Your service of songs today is a testament of the fact that you lived a very good life albeit, short based on our human understanding.

Seats were not enough, testimonies abound of your good deeds by family, friends and colleagues alike.

The desire of yours to have underprivileged kids to have education and widows enjoy life are highly commendable.

God bless you Jide. Your good deeds are wise investments for Lara and your seeds. They will not suffer, this I know.

Keep resting on till we complete our own assignments to meet and part no more.
This tribute was added by Ayoola George on February 12, 2020
I am shocked at your exist...so difficult to believe you are gone. You were so nice...friend to everyone.though you had a short life but made great impact,..putting smiles on faces. You will be greatly missed.Keep resting in the Lord. I pray that the Lord will comfort and keep those you left behind.
This tribute was added by Ola Temitope on February 12, 2020
I am still in shock after hearing of your untimely demise. I have nothing but pleasant memories of you since my days in Gbeto street,Iwaya while living with my uncle.
You will greatly be missed. Adieu my friend...rest on.
This tribute was added by Kenny Odubeko on February 12, 2020
Bro,
This is still unreal. But we can’t question God. To know you was to love life, smile, love one another, remain optimistic, and be cheerful. Indeed, you’ve departed this sinful world prematurely, but have lived a good life. I know you’ll make an exemplar amongst angels.
May your very gently soul continue to Rest In Peace and May God continue to strengthen your loved ones.
This tribute was added by Funmi Ani on February 12, 2020
Jide!! You were a good man! Gosh!! The news of your demise came to me as a rude shock. You were always keeping in touch, always checking up, always remembered to call on my birthday. You had great plans for your family and did so many research on how to materialize these plans. God is never mocked and I trust He will not depart from your family. Rest in peace my dear friend! So glad I had the privilege of knowing you. May God comfort your family and fill the vacuum only Him can do in their hearts.
This tribute was added by Tee Shofowora on February 12, 2020
I'm very saddened to hear of your loss. May your soul rest in peace brother.

My sincere condolences to the Olowolagba's.

I am so sorry for your loss. So sorry....
This tribute was added by Babatunde Oluwasheyi on February 12, 2020
May his gentle soul rest in the bosom of our Lord Jesus Christ, grants his family grace to bear this irreparable loss. so painful!!!
This tribute was added by Rita Ashaolu on February 12, 2020
Still in shock...... On my head is how Tayo goes on and on about how a wonderful brother you were, the few times spent with you proved it ... May God grant the whole family the strength to bare this big loss...... Sleep well in the bosom of the lord almighty brother Jide
This tribute was added by Daniel Oladunni on February 12, 2020
Very sad and painful that you had to leave so soon. May God Almighty give the Family you left behind the Fortitude to bear this big loss. Your will forever remain in the hearts of everyone who had the privilege of meeting you.

                 Rest in peace Brother Jide
This tribute was added by Omobolanle-Jenny Ogundare on February 11, 2020
PAINFUL EXIT OF AN ICON 
My eye filled up with tears, my heart was so heavy when I heard that the kindhearted Babajide Omoleye Olowolagba is late. I wished it was an imagination or mere dream,but it is real!now I got the interpretation that say's "The straight & tall tree does not last in the forest"

Babajide Omoleye Olowolagba has lived his life to the fullest and impact many lives around him during his time here with us. He loved his family dearly and a devoted Husband/Father/Brother/Cousin,and was a comfort to Grandma ,also Bimbo's confidant . 

With the time we have spent together right from childhood till death,Babajide has not just been a cousin, but a brother who have being very supportive in every area.It is difficult to imagine that Myself and Bimbo ll not see u in midst again. Our heart ll always be filled with wonderful memories of the good times we had together. No doubt ur absence ll be greatly felt by Bimbo and I . We ll miss u, ur brotherly companion,care and love. However,those memories ll linger on in our minds.

God we can not ask u why because u see & know beyond our understanding. We take solace in the fact that we are going to meet over there to depart no more.

My prayer is that God in his mercies should give the Olowolagba's family and the entire family of Kinyomi the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.

Heaven Gain, Earth Loss

Bola and Bimbo Ogundare
This tribute was added by Bruce Olekah on February 11, 2020
Words can't describe the shock and sadness I felt after hearing of your demise... God knows best.
Till we meet again, Rest in Peace Jide!!!
This tribute was added by Deji Ogunade on February 11, 2020
My heart is so shattered to the extent that i find it hard to stop crying ! Daddy Gideon as i fondly call you, when i broke the news of your demise to my wife , she almost passed out...... We lived together as blood brothers when we were neighbors in Shomolu...your son Gideon is like a Son to me....  Oh my God, how do i build up strength to look at Mummy Gideon in the eye's...she treats my children like her own, always showering them with gifts........ sincerely i have never felt pain of loved one's demise in my heart this way. Rest on beloved, may your soul find peace with your creator....till we meet on the resurrection day. From my family, we tearfully say Goodnight...
This tribute was added by Oluwabukola Alice on February 11, 2020
Hmmm,life is indeed a market place,though I wasn’t so closed to you growing up because I was a very stubborn child and you would always scold me,little did I know that you wanted only the best for me.I realized and it’s of good benefit to me,your impact in my life cannot be overemphasized because you are part of the few that moulded me into the strong and smart young lady that I have become.

You were a disciplinarian but Godfearing,humble and down to heart.You lives a live worth emulating,you were intelligent and always ready to assist academic wise.

I could go on and on but I will like to stop here.I am consoled cause I know that the angels are rejoicing to have you....Rest in the bosom of our Lord.

Dosu Oluwabukola.
This tribute was added by Christian Ajayi on February 11, 2020
Rest on Jide. May God comfort everyone you left behind.
This tribute was added by Samson Adegbulu on February 11, 2020
Babajide, words can not express how pained we are as a company. We pray that the great Comforter console and comfort us All. Rest on Jude.
This tribute was added by Ayo Dawotola on February 10, 2020
Oh dear....Jide, just sleep well and may the Almighty grant the family the fortitude to bear this painful exit.
This tribute was added by Adedolapo Bickersteth on February 10, 2020
You were a wonderful and peaceful soul brother, you’re gonna be greatly missed. We love you, but God loves you most Egbon mi, thank you so much for the wonderful lessons you taught me. Rest on in the blossom of the Lord.
This tribute was added by Femi Ishola on February 10, 2020
My peaceful brother
Rest well my brother. Rest
This tribute was added by Adufe Ogundare on February 10, 2020
I really don't know where to start from...Am really devastated & my heart is heavy at your departureYou were a friendly loving & caring boss who never gets tired of putting me through whenever I got issues at work during my IT in apml..Continue to rest in peace Mr jide, you will be forever missed ...May God console the bereaved family, Accept my condolence
This tribute was added by ADERONKE KELANI on February 10, 2020
Those we love don't go away, they walk beside us everyday. Unseen,Unheard, but always near, so loved,so missed, so very dear.
Babajide Olowolagba was my neighbour back in the days at jakande estate isolo, he was such a cool,calm and easy going guy. We recently reconnect during a training session after long years, and he promised to keep in touch which he did (WhatsApp chat),I will forever cherish the last group picture we took together. Adieu Babajide.
This tribute was added by Mary Amuebie Jones on February 10, 2020
It is hard for me to accept that am writing a tribute for one so dear and my birthday mate. If anyone had told me that I will be writing tribute to the memory of Jide Olowolagba at this time I would have said that it was inconceivable.

Jide lived a simple and plain lifestyle. He was a true Christian in word and real life, a gentleman to the core. He is a man of honour and integrity, qualities that are very rare in our society today.

I have no doubt that the God he believed in and served so diligently has welcomed him to his bosom. He was a loving husband to his wife a strong and caring father to his children.

Adieu Jide
This tribute was added by TEMILADE ANTHONY on February 10, 2020
We are profoundly saddened by the loss of Jide Olowolagba

He was a great Colleague and Friend

Jide changed the dynamic wherever he was, with his tremendous sense of humor, warmth and intelligence. When Jide was involved, you knew everything would be better. He was simply incomparable, hardworking and fun to be with! I'll remember his love for good conversations, his immense courtesy and concern for others. In all ways, Jide was special and will be greatly missed

Goodbye Jide..

.
This tribute was added by Oyekanmi Lara on February 10, 2020
Jide Olowo ni Senior, you will forever be missed. We are so so so SAD about your departure, I still can't believe you are gone. We are full of hope but Allah knows best. May Almighty Allah grant you eternal rest. RIP JIDE
This tribute was added by Solomon Olusegun on February 10, 2020
Uncle Jide, your death came as a shock to all us. Words can not describe the pain but  God knows all. Rest on brother. You will greatly missed.
This tribute was added by Ajiboye Oluwasegun on February 10, 2020
ADIEU UNCLE JIDE

so sad that the good trees those not last in the forest, you're very rare among your mate's
Your disciplinary action and ways of counciling will forever be missing.
You're a blessing to the youth of owodunni parish for the roles you played in our life's is very vital.
So sad this happen so soon, but I know vividly that there is always a reason for everything.
Keep sleeping in the heart of the Lord till we see to part no more.... We love you but God love you most.
This tribute was added by Bukunola Dosumu on February 10, 2020
I can boldly say Uncle Jide was my very first friend when my family and I moved to 11, Gbeto Street, Iwaya. He was the big brother I never had. Moving to Gbeto Street as a teenager, a time in one's life when one made some unwise decisions, uncle Jide would make sure my head was correct. I had intentions of studying Accounting when I got to the university and he was there to guide me through as the fellow accountant that he was. Even after moving from Iwaya, uncle Jide would always check up on me and never ever forget my birthday. I'm still dazed hearing about his demise, but I choose to hold on to the fact that God is good. The memories I have of you are ever lovely and I choose to also hold on to that. I'm sure our heavenly Father is glad to have you. Rest well uncle Jide.
This tribute was added by Franklin Uikhenan on February 10, 2020
Jide Exudes poise and inspires confidence.
He can be relied upon to deliver.  He comes across as a child of God even from afar. May his peace be with you my brother till we meet on the golden stream where we meet to part no more at the Lord's feet.
This tribute was added by Modupeola Bakare - Areola on February 10, 2020
I'm short of words and grieved, I still can't believe you are no more. The news of your death has left a great vacuum in our heart, u will surely be missed. Jydo keep on resting in d bosom of the Almighty. We love you but God love you most.
This tribute was added by Mayowa Olowu on February 9, 2020
Jydo, we started out as neighbors, and then became friends, and ended up becoming brothers, I still cant believe you are no longer here, I will definitely miss our conversations and name calling and most especially our bond.
You were the glue that kept "PANACHE"together, I still think about all those days as kids walking around and getting into all kinds of trouble you were always the voice of reasoning.
I've cried , and gotten upset since I heard of your passing. but in as much as it sucks that the world lost a great soul,i take comfort in knowing that we all also gained a new angel.
I know you are in a better place, and just like you checked up on everyone here on earth to make sure we were ok, I know you will be doing the same for us from above.
You will always have your special.place in my heart "BOOM" , and all I can say is thank you for being that brother I never had, and for showing us all how to love, accept and care for friends and family unconditionally.
Rest on my padi for life.
This tribute was added by Oluwaseyi Adetunji on February 9, 2020
Oh death where's thy sting! It is with heartbroken I write this. It was a rude shocking moment for me when i woke up to read the news about your demise. I can't even get over this still. I had to make series of calls to confirm the sad news. Jide Olowolagba, a gentle soul, easy going,cool headed, a jolly good fellow. May God in HIS mercy forgive your shortcoming, and make Heaven a better place for you. We(OLD GRAMMARIAN SOCIETY '96 SET) are bereaved. Good night brother!
This tribute was added by ADETOLA ADENUGA on February 9, 2020
Jide!!! The news of your eternal rest grips my heart because it is too sudden, though I believed you have gone to be with your creator. SLEEP ON BROTHER.
JIDE WAS A COLLEAGUE OF MINE AT SPRING REGISTRARS LIMITED, A SUBSIDIARY OF SPRING CAPITAL PLC
NOW PAC CAPITAL IN 2008-2010. JIDE WAS A PLEASANT PERSON TO BE AND WORK WITH. LOVING, HELPFULL, ACCOMMODATING, SINCERE, TRUSTWORTHY AND GOD FEARING. WE LOVE YOU AND YOU WILL FOREVER LEAVE - ON IN OUR HEARTS. GOD LOVES YOU MORE. SLEEP ON BROTHER TILL MEET AT THE FEET OF JESUS ON THE RESURRECTION MORNING. GOOD NIGHT BROTHERLY
.............ADENUGA ROTIMI ADETOLA
This tribute was added by Bisola Sanda on February 9, 2020
Hmmm jido like I fondly call u. I can't honestly believe I'm writing this down this moment. My heart sank the min I got Bodunrins msg that u had passed on. Tears rolled down my cheeks having to deal with the fact that I had lost 2 very dear pple to my heart within a space of one month.
Jido was a one in a million brother he would always check up on u and gave words of encouragement even when I was down. My birthdays were never a miss to Jido. His WhatsApp msg always got in 12 midnight on my birthday and that of my hubby and kids.
I would definitely miss all the good times we had in unilag and even afterwards. U were my only guy frd that my hubby knew. U would always find time to check me up whenever I'm ard despite ur work schedule and ur pet name for me "baby Deru" will linger in my heart 4eva.
I will miss u so so much jido but take solace in the fact that u are with ur creator.
Continue to rest in peace my dearest padi of life
This tribute was added by Ope Ikuejuyone on February 9, 2020
I am really short of words, can't seem to put the words together. All that comes to mind is why, why, why, why you Jide?
We have elderlies well over 80 years in the family, why didn't this death take one of them?
Guess that is just one of life mysteries we can never fully understand but I take solace believing you are in a better place away from the troubles of this world.

Though we don't see or talk much but the few times we did, you always brought a smile to my face. You had enough calmness to spread around, a gentleman to the core. Your demise is a great loss! You will be greatly missed brother.

I pray that your gentle soul finds eternal rest and May the holy spirit comfort your wife, kids, parents and everyone of us.

Sun rẹ ọ Babajide Olowolagba!
This tribute was added by Franklin Molokwu on February 9, 2020
A special kind of guy that will be missed greatly by all, how I still wish someone wakes me up and say it's all a dream. Jido! You are a general in d army of men with beautiful heart, my heart bleeds knowing you are gone. I would if I could turn back the hands of time so u can live ON but I can't. Rest ON bro! You will forever remain green in our hearts.
This tribute was added by Abiodun Tinubu on February 9, 2020
Rest In Peace Bro Jide , We love you but I know God loves you more . I pray all your good works as a Christian will not be wasted , You will sit beside our Lord Jesus Christ. May God grant your Wife, Children , Mother and Siblings Fortitude to bear your loss.
This tribute was added by Erinson Williams on February 9, 2020
RIP Brother ...God knows best ....God will continue to be with the family u left behind
This tribute was added by Okechukwu Umeh on February 9, 2020
BOOM like you are fondly called(Babajide Omoyele Olowolagba Michael) An astute leader.A great friend turned brother.He always preached peace and togetherness amongst his friends and peers.Always available in terms of need.Your demise is a great loss to me especially because we shared a lot in common.I know you are In a better place now Brother..Till we meet to part no more.....I have got great Love for you Brother.Your memories will forever Linger...God bless you immensely.
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