Mr S. M. Adebisi ADEKANYE was born on 26 June, 1949 at Elemosho compound in Oyan, Osun State.
His parents were Pa Caleb Adekeye and Madam Comfort Ayoola. He started his early childhood in Oyan, but later on his parents travelled to Twifo-Ati Morkwa District, Gold Coast now Ghana to make a new life. There he availed himself of the educational facilities in Ghana and had his primary and secondary education.
He came back to Nigeria in 1969 when the Ghanaian government introduced the Aliens Compliance Order. In Nigeria, he worked hard and eventually gained admission into University of Lagos in 1976 to pursue a degree program in English Language. This he completed in 1979 with B.A (Hons) English.
MEMORIAL SERVICE BOOKLET
- Order of Service
S.M.A ADEKANYE BOOKS
“The Pacesetter English for Senior Secondary Schools” by S. M Adebisi Adekanye.
This book is a legacy of over 35 years classroom experience: teaching and assessing students in terminal classes in Senior Secondary Schools in Lagos State.
1. “Teaching is an admirable job”
2. “I want to stay relevant”
3. “When I started teaching, my first set of students, all of them failed, I was so concerned, I found out why and since then my students have not failed.”
Heartwarming tribute from family and friends
I thank God for our journey, where we started and where we were when you left this world. I am thankful because back in 2003 when you had partial stroke, God gave us victory, you survived. In 2012, when you also had heart failure, you survived. READ MORE
Haaa! Iku doro ooo, Baami, Abefe Agbe, Akobi Elemose, Omo Olaole. When will this tears stop? Can it ever stop? When I got the call that you were no longer breathing, It was like a mirage. On my way coming, I refused to believe READ MORE
They named him Sunday Adebisi and he was the son of Caleb Adekeye and Comfort Ayoola. He was my father and my teacher. He had a bookshelf & it was that bookshelf that changed my life. In it were books of all hues and persuasions; READ MORE