Throwback Thursday (feat. the Tai Solarins).
Augustus Taiwo (Tai) Solarin with his better-half Sheila Mary Tuer.
Late Tai Solarin an author was enlisted in the British Air Force and served in the Royal Air Force in World War II where he met Sheila … they decided to relocate to Nigeria, where they established MayFlower Schools precisely on January 27 1956 in Abeokuta.
Tai Solarin attended University of Manchester and University of London and both were educators and when Tai Solarin bade the world farewell Sheila ran the school.
Tai Solarin (August 20, 1922 – July 27 1994); Sheila Mary Solarin (1924–21 October 2012)
The love stories of the Tai Solarins typifies one where the spouse (Sheila in this case) a Briton changed location (UK to Nigeria) due to marriage.
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