Reports reaching icmaxblog says
the English-born wife of the
owner of the renowned
Mayflower University of
Education in Nigeria -Tai Solarin
University of Education in Ogun
State, died yesterday morning at
Babcock University Teaching
Hospital in Sagamu.
In recognition of their efforts
towards ensuring that more
people have formal education,
the Solarins have received
several awards and recognition,
locally and internationally.
Sheila Mary Tuer was knighted
and awarded the Member of
British Empire (MBE) in 2007 by
Queen Elizabeth.
Two state-owned tertiary
institutions were named after Dr.
Solarin. They are; Tai Solarin
University of Education (TASUED),
Ijebu-Ode and Tai Solarin College
of Education ((TASCE), Omu-Ijebu.
The late Mr and Mrs Solarin left
behind two children, Corin and
Funeral arrangements for the
late educator will be announced
later on this website.
Rest in peace, Mrs Sheila.