This memorial website was created in memory of our loved one, Nathaniel Olusegun Ajayi, born on December 16, 1946, and passed away on June 20, 2021. We will remember him forever.
Posted by elizabeth adenike Ajayi on June 21, 2022
You left a year ago and we cannot get used to the idea that you're gone. We take solace in the knowledge that you are in a better place. Sleep on beloved. Forever missed, forever loved.
Posted by Yetunde Holloway on December 18, 2021
Uncle Egbin,
Continue to rest with the Lord …it is well.
Posted by Ayoola Ajayi on December 17, 2021
Its been almost 6 months since you left us.... Your memories are fond, and you remain forever in our hearts.
Yesterday, you would have been 75 years old. Your marriage would have been 45 years old tomorrow; we probably would have had a combined grove on the latter, falling on a weekend...
Happy post humous birthday... Tomorrow, we shall grove
Posted by elizabeth adenike Ajayi on December 16, 2021
Egbinola, this is the first rememberance of your birthday since you joined the saints triumphant. It has been an emotional day as we miss you afresh. We however praise God for the legacies you bequeath us with and bless Him for the memories of you. Rest on beloved till we meet at the Resurrection morn. You're forever missed and ,
forever loved.
Posted by oby nwoseh on July 10, 2021
Papa Ajayi!

Papa was my friend. I met him in 2013, I was his self-appointed personal doctor ☺️.
It was always lovely chatting with him on the phone. I only wish I called him more often.

Goodnight Sir.
Posted by Bessy Ebule on July 9, 2021
The death of a loved one is always painful, but when we remember that the life lived by our departed loved ones was a worthy one, we are comforted.
May God grant you guys Momsie, Yinka, Seni, Ayoola, Omololu, and the rest of the family comfort because he comforts those who mourn-Mat 5:4.
Posted by Foluso Otunla on July 9, 2021
To God be the glory for a life well spent. A dedicated family man, a peaceful and loving friend. He minds his own business and very caring. May your gentle soul rest in perfect peace. Eternal rest grant unto him O Lord and let perpetual light shine upon him. Sleep on Beloved.
Posted by Segun Savage on July 8, 2021
We didn't meet that many times but on the few occasions you cut the impression of someone so much at peace with yourself. Thank you for the care and affection you showed to my sister and may transition to eternity be a blessing to the family. Rest in perfect peace.
Posted by Yetunde Holloway on July 7, 2021
Uncle Nat, Uncle Egbin also called “Captain” by my Dad
I do not know where to start... I will try. I had heard so much about you and had seen your photograph - white on white in the Navy uniform, before you actually arrived from the UK and met you in real life! You stayed with us for a while and I remember you teaching me mathematics by force, by fire! I eventually ended up loving mathematics. Thanks to you.
I also remember you and Sisi Eyinade always reminiscing about life on Lagos island , in those days. What stories! ‘‘Nibi geregere yen’’ ‘’adugbo omididun- se e ranti?’’
I remember you dating Aunty Nike now Mama Lolu (in Unilag) and the glorious wedding at Holy Cross Cathedral to your beautiful , warm and smiling bride. ...the arrival of each your 4 lovely children -all grown up now, with families of their own.
And now you left so abruptly! I thought it was a short illness, like before and you would pull through. I was debating on whether or not to tell Sister Eyinade that her beloved Egbin was ill, when I hear the sad news of your departure . She’d have wanted to come to the hospital to see you.
I can’t forget the check-up calls which became more frequent with what’s app! A reminder that a call costs nothing, when you care for others ...Oh death, where is thy sting, where is thy victory? But as I grow older , I have come to know that death is an inevitable part of life . Uncle Egbin , you have run your own race and reminded us all that “there is a time to live and a time to die”. Death, a debt owed by each and every one of us .
‘’Sister Eyinade and Mr. Ajayi’’ will miss you greatly.
Greet Mama and “Sisi mi” for us- Mama called you Onaolapo, Your sisters called you Egbinola, Others Nathaniel, Olusegun- many names, one person. The man lived
Adieu Papa Yinka, Seni, Ayo, Omololu
NOE AJAYI- Nathaniel, Olusegun, Onaolapo, Egbinola Ajayi- Omo Baadu, Ajayi Ogidiolu, onikanga ajipon , sun re oo. O di oju ala, o di oju arinako
Posted by Nelson Ige on July 6, 2021

I MET BABA AJAYI as we used to call him in 1990 and we became more intimate when we started leaving in the same crescent at Agbara Estate.
Baba was a gentle loving caring and easy going person. Baba would do anything for you if he saw that you were honest and faithful. Baba was an intelligent person I always learnt something new each time I was with him. He was a soft spoken gentle man. Baba would be missed by all.
Baba Ajayi Rest In Peace
On behalf of Ige Nelson &family
Posted by Yinka Adebayo on July 5, 2021
I never met you but your deeds resonate in Ayo, your son, my brother. Ayo is my peer, yet I marvel at his wisdom, dexterity, doggedness and his unwillingness to settle for less. Ayo is an epitome of kindness, tolerance, meekness and integrity. Though you've passed, be sure you have a soldier who would never shy from fighting a just cause. Like the eagle, he'll continue to soar leaving the prints of the indelible character you've impacted him for all time.
Rest on sire!
Posted by Ayoola Ajayi on July 5, 2021
Daddy, Daddy!!!

This was not the plan oh. I was still telling mummy a few days ago that you looked very nice in a recent picture.

We thought this time would be like the other times you fell ill and you’ll bounce back as usual, in good health and spirit, ready to attempt sky diving on your next holiday. I was so excited about having you over on holiday this month. I told all my friends that my parents were coming to visit and I really looked forward to spoiling you silly.

Alas, it was not to be and God called you home to be with Him.

Thank you for raising us to be strong, disciplined and independent. Thank you for teaching us to be punctual, hardworking, dedicated and not give excuses.

I’m grateful for memories that can never be taken away- you telling me that I was born by you vomiting me, giving me a piggy back ride and calling me your lollipop, teasing me about calling baked beans human beans, buying me all the snacks from Mr Biggs, taking us to the amusement park, giving me a small sip of your beer, and my favourite - you telling us stories in Yoruba with the accompanying songs and riddles in the evening, even though you had a long day. Who will I tease about using ‘ogun isoye’ now?

Even in death, I learn so many new things about you that inspire me to be a better and kinder person.

There are so many things I thought we would get to do together but the assurance that you are in a better place gives me so much peace and comfort.

We all love and miss you so, so much.

Sleep on daddy, until we meet to part no more…

Posted by Ayoola Ajayi on July 5, 2021
Dear Daddy,though you may not be physically present here with us,you taught us so many vital secrets of LIFE, especially Service to Humanity, Kindness and Leaving a Positive Mark on Earth.

Your Faith in Jehovah as the One True God was unshaken and this you passed on to us alongside the positive virtue of COURAGE.

We will definitely miss your presence while remembering the phrase that....
"The Captain must always be the last to leave the Sinking Ship after ensuring all passengers and cabin crew alight to safety"

Adieu Sir,may your gentle soul rest in peace.

Olaseni Oladapo Ajayi Esq
First Son
Posted by Ayoola Ajayi on July 5, 2021
Daddy Ajayi (like I always called you), you will be greatly missed for the singular fact that you took care of Mama Alagbado till she took her last breath! Sleep on beloved, sleep and take thy rest in the bosom of your creator. Goodnight.

Omoniyi Adesanya
Posted by Ayoola Ajayi on July 5, 2021
My Elder, My Paddy, My good friend goes home.
" The highest tribute to the dead is not grief but gratitude - Thornton Wilder
It is still like a dream and for real, it will take quite sometime for me to come to the realization that I will no longer receive Elder Ajayi's daily early morning calls saying " When you are going out, please come pick me so we can ride together and gist" That has been the routine for quite sometimes now and till date I am still expecting the calls until after reflecting to realize that there will no longer be those calls from him.
Its really painful.
On Tuesday, 15th, June, 2021, he was in high spirits and we were together for hours throwing banters but two days later on Thursday, 17th, June, 2021, I received a call from the Wife that he needed medical attention. I rushed to the house and we took him in an Ambulance to LASUTH, unknown to me that , it was to be our last ride together, as he gave up the ghost on Sunday, 20th June,2021.
In spite of our age difference, we discussed and related as if we were peers.
We cracked jokes and with his baritone voice, he will often entertain me with melodious songs of yester - years.
He was a jolly good fellow, a good company to be with and loved to discuss boxing bouts and National politics.
As a Lagos boy, he grew with with the glitz and glamour of city life and was a real street city boy who until his demise will narrate and recall those escapades, truancy and " rascalities " especially during his teenage, growing age and life at Kings College, Lagos where he represented the school in Football.
Blessed are the dead,, who die in the LORD , even so says the spirit for they rest from their labours. The LORD gave and the LORD has taken away, blessed be the name of the LORD.
He was a committed christian, never grudges anyone, easy going and minds his own business.
No doubt, He is with his Creator,, so comforting.
Gone to rest.
Rest in the bosom of GOD.
Your friend and Paddy!
Funso Adisa
Posted by Omotayo Fadoyebo on July 4, 2021
Gone too suddenly. I learnt u were on admission and in less than 72hrs it was all over. You fought a good fight and finished your race. Rest in peace dear brother until the resurrection morning when we shall meet with the Father in glory. 
Posted by Ayoola Ajayi on July 4, 2021
Tribute to My great in-law
Father in all aspects of life. We love you but God loves you most.
May your soul rest in perfect peace.

Fashanu Rasheed Akanni & family
Posted by Ayoola Ajayi on July 4, 2021
Nathaniel Olusegun Egbinola Ajayi
It was with great shock that l read of the passing of the husband of my dear friend Nike, on the 21st of May 2021, Nike and l were together, we talked about uncle Nat, l did not gather the impression that he was ill. Yes, l am conscious old age challenges were there. So, when l received the news of his passing on the 20th of June, l had difficulty processing it.
It is said that people are grouped into three categories: Those who make things happen; those who watch things happen; and those who wonder at what’s happening. Uncle Nat was certainly in the first category.
He was a man whose life was an embodiment of rare virtues; a patriot, a legend, a priceless gem, irreplaceable; a precious and remarkable footballer , a jolly good fellow, a man of good character, standing for values and truth all the time. Indeed, a real old boy of King’s College Lagos.
So then, how do we begin to write on, or pay tribute to such a wonderful man without shedding tears? It’s impossible, but it is a reality… Uncle Nat is gone; called forth out of life. The news of his passing came like a thunderbolt to many people, especially those of us who had the privilege of knowing him.
Indeed, Uncle Nat was not loud, not boastful, yet he could go that extra mile, anytime, even at great risk, to please anyone he considered a friend to his wife and children. He loved his wife and children with unconditional love. He was a man who accommodated everybody that was close to his family.                         
We ask our Lord to grant his soul eternal rest and console my dear friend Nike and children he left behind. Adieu, Uncle Nat; we all miss you.

Hon. Justice lyabo Fatima Akinbami
Justice Court of Appeal
Posted by Abimbola Cole on July 3, 2021
When we resumed at UNILAG for our Undergraduate Courses in the early 70s, little did l know that Nike and l had the same “Grandpa-Pa Akinsanya of Alagbado fame”!
Nike would relate fond memories of her “boy friends” named NAT, EGBIN, SEGUN, ONAOLAPO.I had to sum up courage to warn her to stick to one relationship o as “these men” might know each other not knowing that the RIGHT MAN bore ALL these names!
As soon as l was introduced to this lovely gentle man, l knew that Nat was my destined in-law!
I thank God that Our Nat and Nike lived a Christian family life worthy of emulation.Our Nat was very much at home with us,Nike’s friends and accommodated all our jokes.Sleep on our beloved Egbin, I mean Segun,l mean Onaolapo, I mean Nat.May God sustain the family now and always.
O ye Olorun- Dr. Abimbola Cole
Posted by Adetoun Oluwole on July 3, 2021
Brother Segun, it’s tough to accept the fact that you are gone but knowing you are resting in peace is comforting . You will be missed. May your gentle soul continue to rest peace . Amen

Posted by Ayobami Oladele on July 3, 2021
A rare gem is gone, a father indeed to me and many, and one of the men I respected most in my life while growing up till date. You were part of my upbringing sir and I love you but God loves you most and I will definitely miss your words of advise for me and my best friends, Bessy,Ayo,Lati and Olumide. Adieu Papa......
SSgt Ayobami
Posted by Ronke Salaam on July 3, 2021
The devastating news of Mr Nathaniel Olusegun Ajayi's passing on to eternal glory on 20th June 2021 filled me with an indescribable sense of personal loss due to the special bond we shared during his lifetime.
I came into contact with Mr Ajayi some 45 years ago during his courtship with my close friend and 'sister' (Adenike Ajayi- nee Olopade). Due to his warm and jovial nature, we bonded immediately and he became my close friend and 'brother' till the very end.
I greatly admired his humorous, plain-spoken, unpretentious and unique personality. He demonstrated a high level of sincerity, decency, forthrightness and empathy in his dealings with others. He was also a loyal and loving husband to his devoted wife, an affectionate and caring
father to his children and a doting grandpa to his grandchildren.
We shall all surely miss him but we are certain that he is resting in the bosom of the Lord.
Goodnight and Sleepwell!
Ibironke Salaam (Mrs)
Posted by kehinde Sule ibrahim on July 2, 2021
The Ajayi's where the first family I can truly call my family first neighbor and since then the both families has been family friends "A friendship of over 35yrs" Grandpa Ajayi will tell us "the kids in the compound" stories in the evening and when it comes to phanking us! Grandpa was the best. I can go on and on, all I ask for is GOD give his family the strength to bear these lost. Rest on Grandpa.
Posted by elizabeth adenike Ajayi on July 2, 2021
Tribute to Egbinola my husband.
Egbinola, my husband, my love, my brother, my friend, my prayer partner and the father of my children.
I was always so confident that you will still be here for a long while despite your constant joke in recent times with your friend: "ilẹ̀ ti nṣú"! We had such lovely plans ahead Egbinola! You were so brave, and despite your pains and growing weakness you made me believe that the end was not in sight! I think this is what I found most painful now!
My sweetheart, you fought a good fight, you finished the race, you kept the faith. Finally, there is laid up for you the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will give to you on that Day, for you loved His appearing.
The memories keep flooding in! Your mischievous smile, your frown, your unexpected quiet assurance when I was afraid, telling me God is kind and it would be alright. Your annoying stubbornness and insisting on one way oftentimes when I wanted it another way. Your deep deep love for me, your children, grand children, family and friends. Your quietness and withdrawal when you could not be all you wanted to be. Your strength and dignity! You were always concerned for the safety and welfare of your loved ones, calling constantly to make sure we were alright whenever we were apart. I will always cherish how you ensured to instill values in your children, teaching them to embrace all that is good in the Yoruba culture: honesty, integrity, hard work, respect for others and elders especially. How you will teach by learning , reciting and playing with them. You did all you could to give them a good and lasting legacy. I will always remember your love for adventure , for the beauty of nature, for travelling and oh, you endlessly recounting your exploits as a young lad on the Lagos Island with your friends. I remember how you panic when any of the children got sick, how you cried when a loved one died and how deeply you empathised. Thank you for all the sacrifices you made for us. Thank you for giving us the best for as long as you could.
Ọmọlúàbí personified; you would quietly give to the needy and never drew attention to yourself. You followed up with the spouses of your late friends, making sure they knew they were never forgotten. You were humility personified and had no vile in you. You were my friend, my lover and my great support behind the scenes and you never tried to stop my progress. You loved and accepted my friends who all recognised you as their friend and my family who you considered as yours too. You fought hard when our union was threatened and I thank God He kept us together to the very end. Your firm believe in the eternal goodness and wisdom of God is comforting and reassuring. I know you are now out of all those pains, I know your fears are over and I am comforted that you are resting with the Lord.
Sleep on my beloved till we meet on the resurrection morn. Good night my sweetheart.
Posted by twain virtualassist on July 2, 2021
I fondly remember and want to keep remembering you for your warm smile. Thank God for the hope of resurrection, We are confident that soon he will call and you will answer! Sleep well Grandpa

Oluwaremilekun Saliu
Posted by Toyin Adepate on July 2, 2021
Dear Uncle Egbin,
You were an amazement. You did not allow age, our nonchalance nor time to create a gap between us. You were so generous with your time and love. You lived a stellar life. You ran a good race. You have laid down your arms.
We shall surely miss your regular calls, our exclusive chats and your pleasant smiles.
Rest in perfect peace in the bosom of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Posted by Tony Ovienloba on July 2, 2021
Big Daddy, we take solace that you are resting in the Bosom of the King of kings
Posted by Remi Bolodeoku on July 2, 2021
Yinka's daddy, you were a good, kind, considerate and nice man always willing to help anyone in need. You lived a very exemplary life worthy of emulation and you left behind a great legacy for your children to carry on. It is not how long we live in this world but how well.

You lived well and left behind a good and beautiful family. You touched many lives and you will be greatly missed. May your gentle soul rest in perfect peace.
                   Remi Bolodeoku
Posted by Ibrahim Saliu on July 2, 2021
It's really sad death snatched you away from us so soon, but we find solace in knowing you lived a fulfilled life and you're resting in the Lord. Soon Jehovah will call and the dead shall answer.
You will be greatly missed daddy.
Posted by ADEGBOYEGA ADENARIWO on July 1, 2021
We met as neighbors couple of years ago and we have been living as a family since then. You were such a honest, open minded, frank, dependable and cooperative individual. You took the safety and security of everyone around you as a personal responsibility. We were always looking out for each other's welfare as neighbors but this time around you sneaked out on me. God knows best. May God be with you until me meet again. We will surely miss you.
Posted by Omolara Loko on July 1, 2021
Adieu Baami Ajayi
I don’t know where to begin as I still can’t believe that you are gone. Memories of your show of love and kindness flashes through my head. You were a father to me, always asking after my well-being.
Thank God for the good time we had together. I take solace in the fact that you are no longer in pain, rest in the blossom of the Lord. I will surely miss you Baami.
Posted by Adenrele Somorin on July 1, 2021
Papa Yinka as I fondly call you, it is a rude shock that you departed so unexpectedly. My Sister, my friend , my namesake Adenike's one and only BF (Boyfriend) , I decided to give you this appellation because of the love and relationship I see between you (taking evening strolls together, behaving like two love birds.

You were a very caring, friendly person to all of Nike's friends, a doting father and grandfather and being in your company was also very delightful as you were so easy going and was also our friend.

You have run the race and so gallantly won. We believe you are resting in the bosom of the Lord and your soul is resting in perfect peace.

Adenike and my children are already
sorely missing you but we are comforted that the Almighty Father will give us all the fortitude to bear this huge loss.

Papa Yinka rest in perfect peace, Amen. 
Posted by Ayoola Olokunbola on June 30, 2021
Elder Nat Ajayi, my egbon, thank God for we have an assurance in our spirits you slept in the Lord. Enjoy your rest till we meet to part no more. Good night sir.
Posted by PRINCESS ADEBISI FUNSO-AD... on June 30, 2021
For ever in my heart.
I foundly remember you always for your jokes and endless story of Lagos High Land,and your famous dancing steps
Most of all your morning Sale's declaration to me in the shop before clambing to your office is ever dear to me.
Your stand for orderliness and discipline you brought into our shopping complex is a legacy you
Will ever be remembered for.
Thank you sir for opening your home to my family
Sleep on untill Resurrection Day in Christ.
Posted by Olufunmilayo Babatayo on June 30, 2021
Grandpa, we love you but Jesus loves you most. Sleep on till resurrection day, your memory is ever green in our hearts. Pastor and pastor Mrs SegunFunmi Babatayo's family.
Posted by Oladipupo Adeboya on June 30, 2021
My first encounter with this ICONIC enigma left an indelible mark on my life and my perspective about friendship and living in general.

You are greatly missed SIR.
Rest well until we all meet to part no more.

Adeboya Oladipupo and friends.

Posted by Oluremilekun Somade on June 30, 2021
May his soul rest in the bosom of our Lord Jesus Christ. May God comfort the entire family left behind.
Posted by Teni Ojo on June 29, 2021

Grandpa,  this is a great shock to us.  Makayla immediately volunteered to go to heaven to get you back when i told her, but like i explained to her, Jesus wants you more. We submit and rest in His will .  Thank you for accepting us as part of your family.

Posted by Rosylyne Nojimu-Yusuf on June 29, 2021
Daddy I am so privileged to have known you, I will ever remember your smiles, caring and probing greetings to my family each time I come visiting. I know you are in bosom of your Lord and master. Adieu! you will always be in our hearts.
Posted by Kunle Ajayi on June 29, 2021
Sun re o, egbon mi Onaolapo Amoo, eyindede ti Ogidilou fi role, omo Ajamu opo baba Modupeola. Omo baale ti ko nigbo awon ti won nigbo kini won fi igbo won se. Elere wa ni joba ilu, omiringun ni joba iponla. Ominrin minrin lara iresa din. Ara iresa omo baadu, omo elekoran oje. Omo feni sepo nko feni sepo ti b'ara iresa ninu, omo bole o bupo ti ya mode lara. Bo ba dele ko kile, bo dona ko bere wo. Jise mi fun baba mi, Ajamu opo baba Modupeola. Samu Ajayi Ogidiolu onikanga ajipon. Ko jise fun iya re Adepele mama Eyinade, mama Modupeola. Ba mi ki iya mi Alake omo ebedi Iseyin oro, Ko ki Modupeola Asunke aro, aya won l'Awe Oladokun, ko ki Olumuyiwa Alade ati Adeyemi Akano. Ibi ti e ba wa, ke se ibe ire. Boju wehin ko se itoju Adenike aya rere lodede oko. To ju awon omo re, Olayinka Iyunola Alake, Olaseni Akanbi, Ayoola Ayinde ati Omololu Ajoke. Ma seru bawon o. O di gbere, o di arinako ka to rira. O digba Olusegun Egbinola Onaolapo Amoo.

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Posted by elizabeth adenike Ajayi on June 21, 2022
You left a year ago and we cannot get used to the idea that you're gone. We take solace in the knowledge that you are in a better place. Sleep on beloved. Forever missed, forever loved.
Posted by Yetunde Holloway on December 18, 2021
Uncle Egbin,
Continue to rest with the Lord …it is well.
Posted by Ayoola Ajayi on December 17, 2021
Its been almost 6 months since you left us.... Your memories are fond, and you remain forever in our hearts.
Yesterday, you would have been 75 years old. Your marriage would have been 45 years old tomorrow; we probably would have had a combined grove on the latter, falling on a weekend...
Happy post humous birthday... Tomorrow, we shall grove
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Nathaniel Olusegun Egbinola Ajayi goes home!!!!

With gratitude to God for a life well spent, we announce the transition to glory of our Husband, Father, Grandfather, Brother, Uncle and friend Nathaniel Olusegun Egbinola Ajayi who went to be with the Lord on Sunday the 20th of June 2021.
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Shared by OLUSOJI OLUWOLE on July 1, 2021
Thank God for the life and times of a Kingsman and a loving husband and father. He has run his race and finished his course and now takes on his crown. As we give “honor to our dead”, may his gentle soul find peace with his creator.