ForeverMissed
This memorial website was created in memory of our loved one, Olujimi Ogunleye, 44 years old, born on February 26, 1977, and passed away on March 2, 2021. We will remember him forever.
Posted by Bunmi Layinka on March 9, 2021
To live in the hearts of those that loves you is not to die Olujimi, Your sudden demise was a rude shock to me but nevertheless, I believe it was your time. From all indications, You lived an impactful life , you brought joy, happiness and laughter to all who met you....and this is how I want to remember you. May the good lord carry your sister, my sweet friend flaky and mum and dad at this difficult time. May Jehovah comfort and surround your wife and children with uncommon grace to carry on and all that mourns your transition. May the lord grant you eternal rest in his bossom till we meet again on the resurrection morning . I celebrate the life you lived my dearest aburo...Rest in perfect peace!
Posted by Joke Ibitayo on March 9, 2021
I screamed and didn't believe the news for days cause it was just an extremely rude shock! After that, all I could say was "It is well"! May the Lord grant family and friends the fortitude to bear this loss. Rest in peace by Big Brother Jimmy, we love you but God loves you more.
Posted by Segun Taiwo on March 9, 2021
Wow Jimmyjatt! Words cannot even begin to describe the hurt and pains we all feel at this time. I'm so grateful for the life you lived, more importantly, the deep history and memories we shared growing up together on Adenuga Street Kongi and the rest of the crew in Bodija. Oh the good Ole days.......! Wish we could have more time together. Fair winds and following seas, my brother and Friend. Rest Easy my man!
Posted by BIMBO TAIWO on March 9, 2021
Jimmy Orobo....words fail me.

Rest on brother.
Posted by Ayodeji Okewole on March 9, 2021
Jimmy Jimmy!
A friendly, loving and down to earth being. Your smile is conspicuous, your voice is always noticed and your look is always charming. You'll surely be missed. Rest on Bro till we shall meet in the bosom of our Lord and Saviour.
Adieu.
Posted by Gbenga Osonubi on March 9, 2021
Jimi. You left too early. We still chatted some months back. So sad that you have passed on to glory. God will comfort your family members that are left behind.
Posted by Ikeade Ogunwale on March 9, 2021
Tall ,handsome, cool and calm senior jimi,i still remember you in the blue and white uniform walking gracefully on the corridors.
We love you but God obviously loves you more,find rest in the bossom of the almighty .See you in the morning .
Posted by Ladi-Ladosu Davies on March 8, 2021
ETERNITY CALLS YOU TO GLORY, R.I.P
It's so sad typing this, I will really wished Jimi could stay longer.
We can not question the Almighty but to take solace in Him. I love you Jimi dearly.........You called me Dejavu.
I called you
Jim
Jim
Jim.

Jimi, May your soul rest in Peace.
Posted by Sheyi Sogbesan on March 8, 2021
A hearty smile, rib cracking jokes and rumbuctious laughter are what I remember most about you. You and bro Jide were my coolest cousins growing up. Heaven must have been needing the coolest cats to keep the laughter coming up there.

You are loved by so many. I hope you knew that. This really hit hard. Almost unbelievable. We got mom, dad, the kids and Sis too. Don't worry.

Till we meet to part no more.......
Posted by Olusegun Ibitayo on March 8, 2021
Vividly, I can remember how as a kid, myself and my siblings would cajole and bribe our parents just so we can spend holidays with you. It was so much fun to be around you, you radiate so much life and essence. Your vibes were tight and you stayed above all current situations like you were double your age.

Little wonder how I grew up learning a lot from you...how to drive, how to cook fantastic dishes (most people tot I got the skills from my sisters), my first fishing experience (especially the ceremonious part of gathering earthworms for your sinker) and many more adventurous feat that this page can't contain.

"Dada o le ja, sugbon o l'egbon."
Can I ever forget how your presence and prompt intervention saved me from troubles during my first campus experience in OgunPoly? And how you got into the bad books of the "school prefects" then because you were protecting your kid brother. But on a lighter note, whose clout in this world can resist the power of your skillful tongue?

From you, I learnt that one filled with wisdom is also one gifted with an attribute of a prophet...your words are golden, your jokes are medicinal while our little fights were like nightmares. Yet, none can substitute a knowing smile and look from you on a sunny day.

At this moment, my succour is in the sweet moments we shared (and I will always cherish them) your encouraging words, and your beautiful soul that is resting in God's bosom.

So long my dear brother, you will be forever missed.
Posted by Tasco Lino on March 7, 2021
My dear Aburo, you were like another younger brother to me. I remember the countless hours we spent talking about all sorts of stuff. Your older brother was a friend but we became closer than I had ever been to Jide after his passing. You were a good friend and aburo for so many years in my life. You will always be fondly remembered by me, your good spirit, friendly character and good heart remain forever in our memories. Rest well my brother.
Posted by Mc Caxton on March 7, 2021
Jimi kanyata, a friend, brother and my adviser.
Unlike most egbons your opinion is just what it is, you never saw me as younger, you were always available to listen and share your experiences, you made a good mentor and everything was funny.

Very respectful and humble, I remember you know everyone that grew up in bodija and addressed them as "my egbon" you will be really missed; but if the holy books are true, then I know your good and cheerful soul has gone to a better place.

Fondly remembered.
Posted by Sola Adeniran on March 7, 2021
Hmmmm,was never prepared for this rude shock but in all we thank God for the beautiful and impactful life you lived. I cant tell you the joy you brought to my soul whenever we met especially the way you crack up my ribs and even attempt to carry me despite my weight.
You always brighten up the atmosphere with your huge sense of humour and oh! You had a large heart!
To say I will miss you is an understatement but keep resting till we meet to part no more.
Posted by Oladeinde Eleg. on March 7, 2021
Very sad to hear of this. He was very respectful and a very hard working gentleman may his soul rest in peace.
Posted by Yinka Folahan on March 7, 2021
Good man he was, may your departed soul meet with the Lord in peace
Posted by Ogunleye Tayo on March 7, 2021
What a shock when I heard the news that you left without saying goodbye, so hard to believe you are gone jinmi, still with you in December when you are trying to help me market my birds to UBA... hmm! You lived a very short but meaningful life, will remember you always for the time we were together when you are here, my heart is heavy but who are we to query God, He giveth and taketh, may your soul rest in peace.
Posted by Rose Chukwurah on March 7, 2021
Here I am clueless.                             Not knowing wat to do or wat to say.      Sometimes it's not meant for me/us to understand.                             The thought of never seeing u again brings tears to my eyes.                  You were special nd that's no lie.            My hart is arching from trying to comphrend.                              I know u re in a better place Ore mi atata,    Sun re o JIMI .
Posted by Adebimpe Oduwole on March 7, 2021
Oh, my dearest bubbly Jimkoko,
We all sent you beautiful messages on your birthday- Feb 26 with much joy & prayers, only to be shocked by the unexpected news of your demise 4 days later.

Our heart bleeds but you're in a better place now - where there be no more pains and discomfort.

Rest in peace my brother.
Posted by Wendy Okus on March 7, 2021
Jimikonko,you know how I can gist for hours and hours non-stop,but for this,for this,words fail me.I still can't wrap my head around this.How?Jimi ke,ko gbodo jebe.I can recall the last time we saw,how we talked for over an hour,right there in front of your house,covid prevented us from seeing each other on our way to our different churches early on Sundays and it was comforting for me to know you were there,even if we didn't get to see all the time,when i drove pass your house.
Your sudden demise came to me as a rude shock, Jimi,but Jesus knows best.Ore mi,the distinguished gentleman,my schoolmate in MGSBI,my former colleague in UBA,my friend,sun re o,you will surely be missed.May the good Jesus comfort your family and give them solace and may He keep you in the sweetness of His everlasting bosom.Rest in peace and power Jimikonko-Yewande Adenuga-Okusanya
Posted by Abioye Tes on March 7, 2021
Jimmy,
We met just around town and bonded very fast.I became your dear "Papa Tes" and you, my "Oh Jimmy",and it was fun all the way and....... 
Well, the music stopped.
Rest well my dear aburo and padiman.
Posted by Yetunde Ibitayo on March 7, 2021
You'd be greatly missed Jimi. May your soul find a sweet repose. Rest in peace
Posted by Ade Omodele on March 7, 2021
Hmmmmnnnn!!!!!!.... my heart is so heavy as I write this, yet I’m comforted that you are resting in a better place with no more pain.
Leu-peric!!!!!.....I can only imagine now, the smile on your face as I call you that name.
Oh, the memories we shared in those innocent teenage years to our adulthood. We did it all together and I will forever cherish those memories. You were a great friend and brother to me. If only I could get more time with you.....only if. Sleep on my brother. Heaven gained an angel. You will forever be missed.
Posted by Ibironke Balogun on March 7, 2021
Jimmy, paddy mi, I still don't know how to deal with your death, it's not even sinking, I carry on strongly on the outside but the truth is, on the inside I'm truly shattered.........we still saw the Thursday before your birthday, we were supposed to see on your birthday, if only I had known that would be my last time of seeing you..............Jimmy, we don tey o, we had history, we had memories, not in my wildest imagination did I think all these would stop midway, Thought we had at least 50 more years but God knows best and we can't question Him. Jimmy, you were a kind soul and you had a loving heart. You were one of the few steady relationships I kept over the years.
Now who would I "torment", aburo mi (as you fondly called me"). Sincerely, this is too much for me to bear......
Rest on eternally, beautiful soul........
Posted by Bola Onajin on March 6, 2021
Jimi ...even in death you are still loved and forever will be. You have touched the hearts of so many who owe you a lifetime of gratitude. We are not saying goodbye forever but goodbye for now. Rest in perfect peace Jimi.
Posted by Morenike Awe on March 7, 2021
Hmmm.... Jimi. What can I say? Where do I start from? I still find it very hard to believe that you've gone. I still called you on the 26th of feb to wish you a happy birthday and the following Tuesday, you left without a goodbye. I can't blame or query God but in everything, I will continue to give him thanks. I take comfort in knowing you've gone to rest peacefully at the bosom of the Almighty. Sleep on Jimi. God will comfort those you left behind
Posted by Folake Awe on March 7, 2021
Oluwafeyijimi,
You came and brightened our lives from the outset till you breathed your last.
I'll forever cherish the amazing moments we shared.
Your last WhatsApp chat with me...'A big thank you from the heart, I love you all'.... the way you continuously stroked my hand even while on the hospital bed ...your words to your children and nephews despite everything you were going through.. 
My heart is ripped in pieces but I am comforted by the fact that you are resting in the bosom of the Lord.

I Love you my baby and little brother,
Jimco, Rest in the Lord.
Posted by Ayodeji Elegbe on March 7, 2021
Jimi jimi. Jimi on my mind. Jimmy you better wake up o. It's a lie. You can't be gone. I don't want to believe that you have left us God knows best. Jimi sun re. Love you bro and you will always be in my heart. Great brother and good friend. RIP JIMI
Posted by George Atunrase on March 7, 2021
Jimi Ogunleye my padi, This Bolarinwa Atunrase known as Atun.
How did you manage to slip through the cracks without being noticed.
Why did you leave so soon.
Why why why my good friend.
Just Like a gentle wind you blew pass
Yet you touched many in your fleeting life.
You were alway smiling, full of energy.
Why my friend have you left so soon.
Rest well my friend !
You did very well In life.
Posted by Deo Thy BALM on March 6, 2021
Rest in peace & power Olujimi Ogunleye, my very own Jimkokolofe, my childhood friend of life, neighbor and brother from Kongi Layout, Bodija, Ibadan. We grew up together, ate lots of candies together, played soccer together in front of your dad's garage, went fishing together, climbed the mango trees together, rolled old tires together, celebrated birthdays together, planted flowers together, worked at MTN together, had our petty fights together, raised dogs and chickens together, dug the soil for earthworms and "kúlúso" together, etc. We had such a phenomenal & fun-filled childhood together! I'm so devastated! May the Lord have mercy on us all & grant you eternal rest in His bosom.

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Posted by Bunmi Layinka on March 9, 2021
To live in the hearts of those that loves you is not to die Olujimi, Your sudden demise was a rude shock to me but nevertheless, I believe it was your time. From all indications, You lived an impactful life , you brought joy, happiness and laughter to all who met you....and this is how I want to remember you. May the good lord carry your sister, my sweet friend flaky and mum and dad at this difficult time. May Jehovah comfort and surround your wife and children with uncommon grace to carry on and all that mourns your transition. May the lord grant you eternal rest in his bossom till we meet again on the resurrection morning . I celebrate the life you lived my dearest aburo...Rest in perfect peace!
Posted by Joke Ibitayo on March 9, 2021
I screamed and didn't believe the news for days cause it was just an extremely rude shock! After that, all I could say was "It is well"! May the Lord grant family and friends the fortitude to bear this loss. Rest in peace by Big Brother Jimmy, we love you but God loves you more.
Posted by Segun Taiwo on March 9, 2021
Wow Jimmyjatt! Words cannot even begin to describe the hurt and pains we all feel at this time. I'm so grateful for the life you lived, more importantly, the deep history and memories we shared growing up together on Adenuga Street Kongi and the rest of the crew in Bodija. Oh the good Ole days.......! Wish we could have more time together. Fair winds and following seas, my brother and Friend. Rest Easy my man!
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Jimi's Biography

Olujimi Omolola Ogunleye was born on February 26, 1977 in Ibadan, Nigeria to Mr. and Mrs. Bisi and Sade Ogunleye from Ogun State, Nigeria. Jimi was the last child of his parents.
Olujimi, fondly nicknamed "Jimkoko" by family and friends, attended Aikoje playgroup at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria before proceeding to Staff School, University of Ibadan for his primary education. He attended Methodist Grammar School, Bodija, Ibadan for his secondary education and proceeded to the Polytechnic, Ibadan for his HND in Marketing and Ladoke Akintola University for his MBA program.

Jimi is survived by his wife - Lawunmi Ogunleye, son - Olayiwola and daughter -Bukola.
He is also survived by his sister - Folake Ogunleye-Awe, his aged parents, extended family and friends who love him dearly.

Jimi was such a fun-loving and jolly soul with charming dimples. 

May his soul rest in perfect peace. Amen!
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Shared by Deo Thy BALM on March 6, 2021
Rest in peace & power Olujimi Ogunleye, my very own Jimkokolofe, my childhood friend of life, neighbor and brother from Kongi Layout, Bodija, Ibadan. We grew up together, ate lots of candies together, played soccer together in front of your dad's garage, went fishing together, climbed the mango trees together, rolled old tires together, dug the sand for "kúlúso" together, celebrated birthdays together, raised dogs and chickens together, planted flowers together, worked at MTN together, had our petty fights together, etc. We had such a phenomenal & fun-filled childhood together! Lord have mercy on us all & grant you eternal rest in His bosom.