Mrs. Sheila Solarin, co-founder, Mayflower School, Ikenne, Ogun State is the wife of Dr. Tai Solarin, the late educationist. Madam Sheila got to Nigeria in 1952, that was 60 years ago and was married to Late Dr. Tai Solarin at the age of 27 years, they were married for 43 years. They were both students at the University of Manchester. She said Tai Solarin was very hard working, honest, kind and had a sense of humour.
Madam Sheila has being sick for some time because she accidently fell from an Arm chair she was trying to sit on. This led to her admission in the hospital sometime July this year. She and her late husband had two children, Corin and Tunde Solarin.
Madam Sheila was 88 years old before her demise