Odujinrin & Adefulu

Adeyemi Adefulu

29th January 1946 - 20th April 2024



We are deeply saddened to learn about the passing of Prince Adeyemi Adefulu, a beloved member of the council and a former president of the Nigerian-British Chamber of Commerce.

His dedication and tireless efforts in promoting activities of the chamber and in extension business relations between Nigeria and Britain were truly admirable, leaving an indelible mark on the chamber and beyond.

Prince Adefulu’s leadership and vision undoubtedly guided the chamber through significant milestones, shaping its trajectory and fostering connections that will endure. His wisdom, integrity, and unwavering commitment to excellence served as an inspiration to all who had the privilege of working alongside him.As we mourn the loss of such a remarkable individual, may his legacy continue to resonate, guiding us as we carry forward the principles he stood for.

Please accept our deepest condolences during this difficult time.

With heartfelt sympathy,

Ray Atelly, frpa President, NBCC


GOVERNOR DAPO ABIODUN MFR – I am deeply shocked by the passing of Prince Yemi Adefulu, MFR, the Chairman of the Governing Council of Sikiru Adetona College of Education, Science and Technology, Omu-Ijebu. A legal practitioner, statesman, and seasoned litigator, his death is indeed sad and unfortunate.

In my condolence message to his family, the Ilishan community, and the Governing Council of the Adetona College of Education, Science and Technology, Omu-Ijebu, I described Prince Yemi Adefulu, MFR as a legal giant and patriotic Nigerian. He contributed immensely to the development of his profession, his community, and the state as a whole.

Prince Yemi Adefulu’s contributions to the legal profession and the education sector, as well as his dedication to the development of the college, will be remembered and cherished. His vision and leadership have impacted the lives of many, and his absence will be deeply felt.

During this difficult time, I hope that the fond memories and the legacy of Yemi Adefulu bring comfort and strength to all who knew and loved him.

He was a a former Commissioner in Ogun State, and a distinguished member of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) and the International Bar Association.



With heavy hearts and tear-filled eyes, we bid farewell to a pillar of strength, wisdom, and love in our lives. Our dear mentor, whose guidance, support, and unwavering belief in Bellafricana shaped our journey for over a decade, has left this world to embark on his eternal journey. Though we mourn his loss deeply, we find solace in knowing that he touched countless lives with his kindness, generosity, and boundless spirit.

From the moment our paths crossed, and our hearts connected, it was evident that a divine bond had been formed. His nurturing presence, akin to that of a loving father, enveloped us in warmth and encouragement, propelling us forward on our entrepreneurial quest with renewed determination and purpose. Through every triumph and challenge, he stood by our side, a beacon of strength and inspiration, guiding us with his sage advice and firm support.

Our mentor’s impact extended far beyond the realm of business; he became an integral part of our family, embracing our joys and sorrows as his own. His genuine interest in our lives, from the growth of Bellafricana to the arrival of our beloved baby Bellafricana, exemplified the depth of his compassion and the richness of his character. He celebrated our milestones with boundless joy and shared in our moments of sorrow with heartfelt empathy, a testament to the depth of his love and friendship.




This morning, with broken hearts, we received the sad news of the passing of a former President of the University of Lagos Alumni Association, Prince Adeyemi Adefulu, MFR.

He was aged 78.

Prince Adefulu served as President of the Association from 1992 to 1996.

Prince was a colossus and an asset to our nation. He was an astute lawyer and co-founder of all Odujinrin, Adefulu & Co, reputed to be Nigeria’s oldest Legal partnership, with his friend of many years, and also a past President of our Association, Sen. Dipo Odujinrin.

He had an uncommon and exemplary sense of duty and served as a member of the Alumni & Endowment Board of the University of Lagos during his tenure as National President of the Association.

He stood firmly by the Association during the attempt to change the name of Unilag in year 2012.

Prince Adefulu will be missed by many.

We pray that the Almighty rests his soul and grants his family the fortitude to bear his passing.


Engr. IfeOluwa Oyedele, FNSE, D. Eng. (Honoris Causa)

President (Worldwide)