ForeverMissed
This memorial website was created in memory of our loved one, Modupeola Sulaiman 74 years old , born on April 12, 1944 and passed away on January 3, 2019. We will remember her forever.
Posted by Abbey Sulaiman on January 3, 2020
My beloved sweet mother.What a life you escape from the darkness and the trial and you became victorious by sitting at the right hand side of your father in heaven by HIS gracei.Missed you and love you more.I strongly have FAITH in CHRIST that we will all make it and reign with our creator in heaven.Rest on mum.Sun re ooooo
Posted by FOLASADE TENNYSON-KPOHRAR... on December 23, 2019
I celebrate a woman of virtue and substance. A lovely mother to all, and especially to me a wonderful grandmother! It’s important to note that we are celebrating a life well spent in God’s glory, beauty and grace. Although mama is gone, her beautiful memories lives on and will linger with us for a very long time. We love you very much grandma but God loves you more. Till we meet again at the feet of Jesus Christ. Goodnight mama rere.

- Dayo D
Posted by FOLASADE TENNYSON-KPOHRAR... on December 23, 2019
Mama was a loving and caring person to people around her and she was fond of making everyone happy. Continue to rest in peace ma.

- Jumoke
Posted by FOLASADE TENNYSON-KPOHRAR... on December 23, 2019
Mama showed love to everyone around her, she worked towards making her family united, she was hardworking and a lover of God. Continue to rest in peace. May God keep everything you left behind.

- Oluwayomi
Posted by FOLASADE TENNYSON-KPOHRAR... on December 23, 2019
The only event or occurrence that gives the greatest pain and sorrow to mankind is death which the Holy Bible describes as the last enemy to be destroyed. Death is an enemy indeed; for why should it have cruelly made Mama Latifat (Oluwatoyin) to breathe her last breath. Death is such a blind agent of Satan and would not spare such a good loving, caring, selfless, helpful morally upright personality like her.
Mama Latifat (Oluwatoyin) as we call her in the Church was a good standing member who did her Christian Service to the fullest, paid her tithe, attend meetings/prayer services and ever ready to take part in any Church work.
She was a practising Christian even when challenges of life came, she will say, “it is well with my Soul. Her favourite song during the morning devotion was “Asun layo, a ji layo a fogo fo’luwa (we sleep well , we are awake well, we glorify the Lord). May God be with the children she left and give them peace and unity. Adieu Mama Latifat, sleep on.
- Revd & Mrs Olaleye
Posted by FOLASADE TENNYSON-KPOHRAR... on December 23, 2019
I don't know that Jan. 2019 will be your last day with our family on earth because you did not bid us farewell. Your days were long & peaceful. You were a God fearing woman, caring & disciplinarian both home & outside. Goodnight ma, till we meet to part no more.
Good mum, sun re o

- Alani Oloyede.
Posted by FOLASADE TENNYSON-KPOHRAR... on December 23, 2019
I knew you mama to be a caring, easy going and forward looking person. I had a dream about you some years back and hoping that one day, that dream would come to reality but it never did before you passed on. We love you but God loves you most. Continue to rest in the bosom of the Lord.

Lolade
Posted by FOLASADE TENNYSON-KPOHRAR... on December 23, 2019
Mum, your departure to glory was unexpected. It is still a shock to know you are gone. We will miss your prayers and genuine kindness and thoughtfulness towards us. You will be solely missed. Adieu ma .Sleep on the feet of our Lord & Saviour Jesus Christ.

- Joke Christine
Posted by FOLASADE TENNYSON-KPOHRAR... on December 23, 2019
Accepting the death of a loved one; especially a mother, without having the chance to say a proper goodbye; is difficult. However, we take solace in the fact that in spite the struggles mama had, she has gone to rest in the Lord.
We identify with the grief the family feels at this time and we pray God to grant you the fortitude to bear the separation and commend everyone to think deeply about eternity as we celebrate mama’s passing and a life well spent. Mama, rest in the peace of the Lord.

Pastor and Mrs Aderombi
Posted by FOLASADE TENNYSON-KPOHRAR... on December 23, 2019
It was julius ceaser who said " Death is all a necessary end which will come when it come" We morn your departure to heavenly home this time around, a woman who received God's grace at her old age with the little time she spend in the church, she showed and live an exemplary life with the people she meat in the church. A virtues woman who devoted her time in serving the Lord with her whole heart and grew in grace, We appreciate God for your life through her words it shows that mama saw JESUS before she die. May God guide, protect and comfort your families the Lord will preserve them all in Jesus name. Good night mama.

Tribute from the glorious gospel Church
Posted by FOLASADE TENNYSON-KPOHRAR... on December 23, 2019
A letter to our sweet granny,
Ooh sweet granny, we are so little but we still feel you with us even if you have departed from this earth. Your love and memories can never leave us, we are going to miss your sweet songs and prayers which always keep us happy and smiling ☺ life has separated us, but we know it's your soul that has said goodbye to your body but your spirit will be with us thanks for naming us and the strength you have built in us as kids. We know you will always be with us looking down from heaven, guiding your children steps we will continue to miss you so dearly, you are the best grandma ever. ..we love you and are proud of you, from your dearest babies.

- Your great grandchildren
Posted by FOLASADE TENNYSON-KPOHRAR... on December 23, 2019
Grandma!!!
My Grandma I miss you, I can't forget the name you used to call me "oko grandma". I wish to see you but now you are no more, may your gentle soul rest in peace

Grandson - Abubakar
Posted by FOLASADE TENNYSON-KPOHRAR... on December 23, 2019
My Grandmother
It is a sad story when the person who gave you the best memories becomes a memory in your life. My Grandma! What a kind, caring, generous, open minded, hardworking and indeed a very prayerful woman. I will not forget the few years you spent with us and the memories you left behind. You are gone so soon, you will forever be remembered. May your soul rest in perfect peace.

Grandson - Abdulqadir
Posted by FOLASADE TENNYSON-KPOHRAR... on December 23, 2019
My Grandmother
Oh! My grand mum may your gentle soul rest in peace. I can still remember how kind, jovial and very prayerful you are, when you were with us. How I wish you will come back and continue our strolling and exercise. But the only one God that created us took you away from us. I really miss you.

Grandson - Abdullah
Posted by FOLASADE TENNYSON-KPOHRAR... on December 23, 2019
A TRIB1BUTE TO MY DEAREAST GRANDMUM:
I was shocked to hear the news of your passing what hurts most is knowing that I didn't get the chance to say goodbye to you. Life is so fleeting yet we always believe we are guaranteed tomorrow. When someone you have suddenly departs what you are left with are the memories of the times shared together. Grandma moments with you were the ones of love, care and protection. One thing I can never forget about you are your bountiful prayers and good advices you always make me know the worth of God, I will always miss you but I will continue to keep your great memories, your guidance and love. When a butterfly flutters into my vision I will be rest assured that you are free from pain, when the gentle fragrance of sweet flowers catches my attention, I will know that is you reminding me to appreciate the simple things in life, when the sun streams in through my window to wake me up in the morning, Ii will know that it's your warmth love, you are the best… miss you rest in perfect peace.

From your lovely granddaughter - Hafsah
Posted by FOLASADE TENNYSON-KPOHRAR... on December 23, 2019
My Darling Grandma, as you enter your new heavenly home, May you rest in peace for which you truly deserve, For you will be truly missed and remembered for your love and honour in which we will preserve. We love you but God loves you most... May your soul rest in perfect peace. Amen....

Grandson - Damilola Adeniji
Posted by FOLASADE TENNYSON-KPOHRAR... on December 23, 2019
My darling Grandma, we will always respect all you went through in your hardship and distinguished ways, your ability to hold yourself with such dignity and pride in all your days, Your beauty shines in us all who were lucky to be part of your devoted family, we will carry you in our eyes, mind, hearts in which we have a remedy.

Granddaughter - Adeniji Ademola
Posted by FOLASADE TENNYSON-KPOHRAR... on December 23, 2019
People say time heals all wounds that someday the pain will subside but grandma, I can tell you, i think they must have lied...Death is inevitable... Rest in perfect peace grandma... I miss u so much.

From your granddaughter - Aniodigwe Adedamola.
Posted by FOLASADE TENNYSON-KPOHRAR... on December 23, 2019
My Darling Grandma, we will forever hold in our hearts in which we have truly learned the most from, Your strength as a wonderful mother to our mother and fathers, And which we hope to gain in raising your great grandsons and great granddaughters.
Goodnight grandma till we meet to part no more.

Granddaughter - Mummy Demilade ( Funke )
Posted by FOLASADE TENNYSON-KPOHRAR... on December 23, 2019
Tribute in Honour of Mrs Victoria Modupeola Ajike SULAIMAN- April 12, 1944 - January 3, 2019.
Our dear cousin we popularly call her Aunti Dupe. She lived briefly with us at Ibadan alongside other relations after completing her Modern School education at Abeokuta. While staying with us in Ibadan, she worked at the Lafia Canning Factory Apata, Ibadan. Being an only child of her parents, she treated all of her first cousins as her siblings. She was a very warm, caring and likeable person. She had a pleasant disposition. She was always full of smiles. We love you but God loves you more. We will surely miss you. May her gentle soul rest in perfect peace.
- The Soremi Family Apata, Ibadan.
Posted by FOLASADE TENNYSON-KPOHRAR... on December 23, 2019
It is hard to accept the death of our beloved mama especially when we could not have a golden chance to say goodbye to you mama. Death can overpower us at anytime, anywhere and we can slip under the black curtain, so with such a glorious life you lived mama, so the time spent with you may be short but the true love and care you have shown on us would never be forgotten in our memories. Mama, Now that you are gone, Nothing seems so real for now. We are blinded by everything around us. It’s a reality statement that..." At any time we can be taken away like a lightening of a striking thunderstorm." Life can be made so easy and taken away from us so quickly. Rest in peace our dearest beloved Mama. Mama oninure, omo ajo gberu ......sun reee ooo
- Yussuf, Taiwo ati Kehinde Sulaiman.
Posted by FOLASADE TENNYSON-KPOHRAR... on December 23, 2019
Such is life...maami atata
Iya kehinde kekere as she usually call me ...ejire oyilaki. I thank God and happy i received your weekly prayers. Each time i call Maami.....adura ni iii shaaa

Daughter - Aisha Kehinde
Posted by FOLASADE TENNYSON-KPOHRAR... on December 23, 2019
Mother is good and nice, that is all I know. May God let her rest in peace

Son - Yusuf
Posted by FOLASADE TENNYSON-KPOHRAR... on December 23, 2019
Oh! MUMMY!
From Him we have come and onto Him shall we return. "Iya ni wura ti ko se fi owo ra". My mum, my everything… I will forever cherish your love, care, kindness and prayers all the time.
Though life crisis deprived me of your tender from my childhood, the God’s mercy preserved you. How grateful I am to the ALMIGHTY GOD, for giving me opportunity to still spend time closely with you for some few years …your laughers, your love and care was so tender. You were a delight to your grandchildren… the walks and the exercise time with the grandchildren continually bring fresh memories of you.
Your devotion to God endeared you to the church family you worshipped with while with me. Toh, what can I say more…we love you dearly but God loves you most. It is so painful that you are gone and will never be seen here with us on earth again, Oh! MUMMY! May your soul rest in peace
Daughter - Basirat A
Posted by FOLASADE TENNYSON-KPOHRAR... on December 23, 2019
Mummy Iya Ibeji… Maman Biu!
Mummy, you were a mother with superlative high standards, complete integrity and boundless enthusiasm for whatever task you took in hand. You were also a mother of great intellect and a big heart ♥. Since you passed away it's been series of flash backs for me, the first week was very difficult with tears, it was very painful because it was just like a dream, it was hard to believe that you have left us so soon, thinking of you and the beautiful times we spent together brought tears uncontrollably to my eyes,.
The sad memories are my inability to spend most of my teenage years with you mum, due to your health challenges. But anytime I was opportuned to see you - most especially during the Ileya festivals, I always long for your earnest and endless prayers. The year seem to have merged up as if it was just yesterday. You gave me a secured childhood and a solid foundation, your bountiful prayers also helped in my success I never can say how thankful I am for what you have done! You were more than a mother despite all odds Mummy…. I thank God for the privilege of having you as a mother, I wish you stayed longer but God Almighty has destined everything for a reason. I miss you a lot….abiyamo tooto, we can't change what Allah has destined but your memories will be forever remembered. Sleep on and rest in perfect bosom of God Almighty, rest in peace dear Mummy. Adieu Mummy. 
From your lovely daughter - Hassana A
Posted by FOLASADE TENNYSON-KPOHRAR... on December 23, 2019
Mummy Mummy!!!!
I just thought that I would share some loving memories of growing up with my mum, Mrs Modupe Sulaiman. All I can say is that she was the best mother anyone could ever have. My mother was one of those women who have compassion for everyone. Mummy was a very hardworking woman and a cheerful giver. She used to cook beans and maize for me right from childhood as she know I love EWA! She's such a wonderful mother that always pray for us even if we did something wrong. Instead of her to use evil language, she’ll rather use positive word such as ”Omo olorire” {meaning a great achiever}.
Unfortunately, due to health issues, mum had to leave Kano and relocate to Abeokuta in 1983 during our childhood days; ever since, we were only able to visit her during our long term holidays. I remember whenever she set eyes on us from the North (Myself and my twin sister) & the Idowu, she would just burst into joyful gospel songs and end it up with prayer...following up with a rush to the kitchen to prepare my delicious ewa and also prepare each and every request of others. Thanksfully, my youngest sister grew up with mummy from childhood and was there to succour mum in our absence. Her joyous singing and prayer welcome was never missing whenever I visit (in yr 2016 while with my immediate younger sister Idowu or in the last 2 years at Daddy’s).
I’ll always remember mum’s delight in cooking and neatness (her humble dwelling places are always kept in neat condition) as she despises staying in dirty environment.
I remember all the conversations that we used to have. Your caring special name you call me “Tagba” if I did something wrong and draw my ear and say “Omo olorire yi”.
Generous mum, even offered me money last year during one of my visits to her and Dad…leaving me amused that she still wishes to take care of me as her baby. So thankful to God that I could visit her more often during the last few years of her life spent in company with Daddy.
Mummy’s passing on to glory has left a big void in my heart and it still does especially knowing all the challenges she went through in life. Nonethelless, I am thankful to the LORD JESUS that Mummy has gone to rest in the bosom of our dear LORD.
The love that I feel for my late mum, I'll pass down to my children in hope that they would know the deep love of a parent.
Mom, I dedicate this writing in your memory. Just know that you have touched so many lives during your stay with us on this earth (including mine both on earth and for ETERNITY IN CHRIST) and for that we are forever grateful.
Dear Mummy, continue to RIP!

Much love from your son Taiwo
Posted by FOLASADE TENNYSON-KPOHRAR... on December 23, 2019
Beloved Mother
My beloved mother, you are a role model. From the inception your prayer has really uphold me. I call her “Iya aladura lori omo lopolopo. Your trials and affliction testifies that Jesus is REAL. You are one of the factors that made my encounter with Christ smooth. Mummy, I wept for myself when the breaking news came to my hearing… knowing fully well that you are resting in the bosom of Abraham. You always counsel me to follow peace with all men. I remember days back whenever i hurt you and you feel disappointed, all that you give in return is OMO OLORIRE. No doubt mummy you are a vessel of Gold. You built up my faith with all your positive and prophetic utterances. One thing for sure mummy’s death is not the end of the saints. For when the trumpet shall sound you will be among the dead that will rise and we shall behold the face of the King of kings and the Lord of lords. “But I would not have you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning them which are asleep, that ye sorrow not, even as others which have no hope. For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so them also which sleep in Jesus will God bring with him”. 1Thessalonians 4:13-14.
Mummy I love you infinitely from the depth of my heart but the owner of your soul loves you more. Good night mummy. Jesus is Lord.

Son – Biodun Sulaiman
Posted by FOLASADE TENNYSON-KPOHRAR... on December 23, 2019
Mother!!!! A life of bundle of disguised blessings…
There is a lot in my heart I cannot really express it all!!!
Now that Mummy has gone I can no longer write to her, but my tribute expresses a thankfulness to the Lord God of mercy and an encouragement to all who would read, that God is truly a gracious and merciful God.
I was taught a motherly care and love from my childhood by my gentle and peace loving mother. Happy, hardworking and selfless is the core of the mother I knew in my childhood days and a very respectful woman.
Mummy, though an only child, was the sunlight of friends and family. Yes…mummy went through life in an unusual way… an only child of both parents, yet the cruelty of the reality of the fall of man led to many trials in Mummy’s life. Ah, the crisis of life that came to mum appeared to come to deprive the family of the joy we had in childhood but it was indeed used of the Lord as a means of eternal blessing to my soul, mum’s soul and my siblings souls, who have come to know the ONLY way to ETERNAL LIFE (THE LORD JESUS CHRIST), and multitudes of souls that have been led to the LORD and will still be led to the LORD. “But we speak the wisdom of God in a mystery, even the hidden wisdom, which God ordained before the world unto our glory: Which none of the princes of this world knew: for had they known it, they would not have crucified the Lord of glory”
(1 Corinthians 2:7-8).
Indeed mummy’s life of trials was a blessing in disguise to the entire Sulaiman’s family till the Lord in mercy called her to glory. My search for the healer of mummy’s health eventually led me to the Healer of man’s soul, health and all blessings of life. The Lord be glorified for His ways are past finding out.
At times it was extremely difficult to cope with lots of …. yet the Lord who is faithful saw mummy through to outlive her parents and be spared to us till the age of 74 despite all odds. Though Mummy went through life in an unusual way, she had many disguised blessings which many never enjoyed (Picture speaks…)!!. Despite all, she had an effect on each of her children which touches each child thereby each have a unique memory of her … same applies to her grandchildren.
God is indeed faithful!
I’ll always remember the stories shared with mummy, the gists, the laughters, the joys, the humours …”oro buruku t’on t’erin…” and some of the prayers that at times appear to be “over syllabus” prayers…..
I will never forget the words of coded wisdom Mummy gives to me when I act on impulse, (this without showing emotion to those around that a strong message is being passed across) to keep me in check.
Oh…. I have written a lot again … true to Mummy’s given nick name to me …. “Mai Surutu” (meaning Elejo wewe)…thankfully online tribute pages have more room for that: https://www.forevermissed.com/modupeola-victoria-sulaiman/#about

https://modupeola-sulaiman.muchloved.com/TributeSettings/Content/Submissions
The last few months of Mummy’s life were truly a blessing, and the joy of praying together with mummy for re-affirming her request for the salvation of her soul on the 3rd of Dec 2018 (a month before she answered the Lord’s call) is of deep encouragement that it is well with Mummy’s soul. So, it is not goodbye Mummy, it is just goodnight till we see in glory in the presence of the LORD JESUS Christ in HEAVEN where we meet to part no more. The Lord be glorified for mummy’s life, full of mercies, that have been used for the wellbeing of my soul.

Daughter – Sade T
Posted by FOLASADE TENNYSON-KPOHRAR... on December 23, 2019
My mother and more…
Mother you were the truest, dearest, more than a mother to me, you were precious gift from God, so much beauty, grace, love and patience you possessed. You touched my heart in so many ways, your strength and smile even in dark days made me realise I have an angel beside me.
Mother you heard God's whisper, calling you home but you didn't want to leave us, I saw your fight, you loved us so much that you held tight, until all your Strength was gone and you could no longer hold on. I know you will be in the blossom of the Lord Jesus Christ. I will always remember you.
May your soul rest in perfect peace. Amen!!!!! -

Daughter - Mummy Funke (Kemi)
Posted by FOLASADE TENNYSON-KPOHRAR... on December 23, 2019
A TRIBUTE TO MY DEAREST WIFE
Not by choice but by God's will; oh my lovely wife. The cold hands of death snatched her away from me when I least expected! I thought she would have lived longer especially now that God is showing us more mercy in our old age, but God knows the best and who am I to query God for her home call? 
"Modupeola Ajike" showed her great love for me by agreeing to leave her parents {which was extremely difficult being an only child of both parents and very close to her mother} and moved with me to the Northern part of the country after our marriage. She supported me in every way she could. A loving, caring, dutiful, meek, devoted, kind hearted, trustworthy wife and mother! My wife was a philanthropist; always ready to help the needy at her own expense, despite all odds….!
I will never forget my dear wife Modupeola Ajike. I will miss her companionship and love ♥, and never forget our togetherness. Modupeola, was a true loving mother; who took perfect care of me as her husband whenever her health permits. I will never forget her {my perfect wife} and her faithfulness to me till the end.
I deeply miss her but I can only say “Mo gba fun Olorun” with consolation that a place will be found for her amongst the righteous. May her beautiful soul rest in peace. Good night and not goodbye until the resurrection day my dearest wife.

Dear Husband – Alh. Gbola Sulaiman Aina
Posted by Dr Abel on January 20, 2019
It’s with unexplainable surprise to hear that you have been taken away to be with the Lord. In this we are still grateful to hear that you fought the good fight of faith and lived your last days connected to the source of salvation through Jesus Christ.
We have known you from afar after a very brief contact with you in Lagos decades ago. You came across as a quiet and reserved Christian ready to please God in all ways humanly possible. We are thankful for the life you lived which keeps reminding those of us left behind that ‘Great faith is a product of great fights. Great testimonies are the outcome of great tests. Great triumphs can only come out of great trials’ (Smith Wigglesworth)
Our memory of you is forever blessed in our hearts. Good night Grandma till we meet again at the feet of our Lord Jesus Christ to part no more.
The Abels
Posted by Yemi Akinbinu on January 17, 2019
Adieu mummy! You were actually a very strong woman. You never allowed challenges around you to drown you, instead you fought so hard to float above them all. I enjoyed the short period of knowing you. I actually enjoyed your company each time then. May your gentle soul rest in the bossom of our Lord Jesus Christ. We sure will miss you ma'am.
Posted by Ademolu Dotun on January 14, 2019
My sister Modupeola left so soon without any farewell message to me. Can I say or ask why you left so soon? Who am I? God knows why you have left. I pray God shall comfort us while I wish you a perfect rest at Jesus' bosom. Good night.
Posted by Damilola Keshiro on January 12, 2019
You are a wonderful unique mother in law.. In your life style, you made me know that there are some people one cannot blame, fault, abuse or reject. You made me understand that no matter how strong human being could be, there are something he/ she won't be able to control except by divine intervention. I miss your English phonics. I enjoy speaking English with you
You are a great encourager who allow people make their decisions irrespective of their personalities. I love you and I will miss you
Keshiro Damilola
Posted by Toyin Kesh on January 11, 2019
My loving mum, gist partner, encourager...   it so saddened my heart anytime I remember I won't see you again, but I'm joyous because you have gone to rest from all the struggles and tough time of this life. My sweet mum... Mummy mummy when I want to make u laugh, though you went through a lot, I believe you are victorious just as your name. I remembered your words of encouragement when passing through tough times, 
There was a time in my life that I looked back and didn't see anyone but you were always there, even when my faith was down you never gave up on me. I love u a lot wura mi.. Continue to rest in the bosom of your saviour... So many things I would want you to see with me but I believe God knows the best. Good night sweetest mum till we meet again at the saviours feet. I will always remember and cherish your motherly role.
Keshiro Toyin
Posted by Adeyi Olufunso on January 11, 2019
I am in great shock to hear of your demise. I can never ever forget you. You are a mum to me . Thank you for being part of m,y teenage years. You will be forever remembered . Adieu mama.

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Posted by Abbey Sulaiman on January 3, 2020
My beloved sweet mother.What a life you escape from the darkness and the trial and you became victorious by sitting at the right hand side of your father in heaven by HIS gracei.Missed you and love you more.I strongly have FAITH in CHRIST that we will all make it and reign with our creator in heaven.Rest on mum.Sun re ooooo
Posted by FOLASADE TENNYSON-KPOHRAR... on December 23, 2019
I celebrate a woman of virtue and substance. A lovely mother to all, and especially to me a wonderful grandmother! It’s important to note that we are celebrating a life well spent in God’s glory, beauty and grace. Although mama is gone, her beautiful memories lives on and will linger with us for a very long time. We love you very much grandma but God loves you more. Till we meet again at the feet of Jesus Christ. Goodnight mama rere.

- Dayo D
Posted by FOLASADE TENNYSON-KPOHRAR... on December 23, 2019
Mama was a loving and caring person to people around her and she was fond of making everyone happy. Continue to rest in peace ma.

- Jumoke
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A Life Full of God's Mercies - Mummy Modupeola Sulaiman

Biography of late Mrs. Victoria Modupeola Ajike Sulaiman (Nee Adewale)
(1944 – 2019)

Mrs Victoria Modupeola Ajike Sulaiman (Nee Adewale) was born on the 12th of April 1944 at Oluwo Ajoloode village in Olugbo, Odeda local Govt. Abeokuta, Ogun State.
She was an only child of her late parents Pa Sikiru Adewale (a cocoa farmer) and Madam Felicia Oluwafunke Adesina-Adewale of Ope's compound in Ilugun-Asalu, an industrial trader.

Mummy attended St. Saviour's Anglican Primary School, in Olugbo and later furthered her education at Alabama Modern School at Oke-Saje, Abeokuta and obtained her modern school certificate in 1965. On completing her Modern School education, she moved to Ibadan to live with her uncle (late Pa Samuel Soremi) at Apapa, Ibadan; where she started her first working experience at Lafia Canning factory, Apata Ganga in Ibadan.

In 1966, she married the love of her life {Mr. Gbolagade Sulaiman Aina} at Abeokuta and they started their lives together at Sodeke, Abeokuta. She later relocated to Kano State to join her husband who had moved earlier to Kano to teach at Ansar-ud-Deen primary school.
Being a hard working person, and supportive wife, she ventured into business by starting a Supermart to allow her husband progress his career while she combines business with homerun {caring for the children}. The business grew and her husband achieved progress in his career till Headmastership role due to her dutiful and diligent support. She later became a wholesale dealer of CocaCola and Pepsi Bottling Companies between 1972 -1980.

Though far away in the North, she ensured her parents were close to her family and her children grew to love their grandma who visits often couples with adventurous holiday visits to grandpa’s plantation at Olugbo village… {Grandpa’s kukuruku and kereO sounds were one of the fun nuggets of the children in their childhood days.

Unfortunately, life's crisis struck; which affected her health drastically thereby necessitating her frequent travel to the South for medical purposes, and her eventual relocation to Abeokuta, which was a hard cross to bear for her children who had to adjust to the absence of their dotting gentle mother as well as her husband who had to fill the void of being both Father and mother to their children while making frequent southern visits to his beloved wife…..

Mummy was devotedly brought up in the way of the Lord in the footsteps of her mother and loved singing in her quiet solemn sweet voice. She however practised Islamic religion during the first few years of her marriage. Her health challenge which was a blessing in disguise that brought her back to faith in Christ Jesus; which she adhered to until the end.
In the course of her journey in life, mummy had impact in all the churches she attended like Christ Apostolic Church, Baptist, Mountain of Fire and Miracle Ministries, Deeper Christian life Bible Church and finally, The Glorious Gospel Church, where she worshipped before her departure to glory.

Mummy is endeared to the hearts of her children, as a mother who blesses and prays for them and who detests cursing. She calls them “OMO OLORIRE YI” whenever she was provoked. Being an only child, her cousins are endeared in her heart as her brothers and sisters. When her children grew up, she clung to them as children as well as brothers and sisters which she never had. She was a meek, quiet, secret giver; a very generous person. She was a woman of integrity and few words and an extremely neat and organized person. Mummy has a very quiet way of passing quality life lessons to her children. She is a woman of prayers, always praying for her children and people around her; you will seldom greet mummy without her praying for you. Her nightingale-like sweet singing voice {even at old age} is unique. Her choice of deep meaning songs expresses some depth of her thoughts and earnest prayer that people won’t hear in her words or see in her actions. The crisis of life she faced for most part of her life did not succeed to wreck her soul and her family. Through it all, despite all odds, she was victorious just as her name Victoria declares!

Mummy is survived by her husband, children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, cousins, nephews, nieces, in-laws and friends.

Psalm 145:9“The LORD is good to all: and his tender mercies are over all his works.”

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