Sheila Mary Solarin (nee Tuer), is dead. She is the widow of Dr. Tai Solarin, one of Nigeria’s foremost educators and agitators for social justice. With her late husband, they founded the famous Mayflower School in Ikenne, Ogun State. A family source reports that Mrs. Solarin died this morning at Babcock University Teaching Hospital in Sagamu, near Lagos. She was 88 years old. The English-born Mrs. Solarin spent a lifetime fighting as a voice for the downtrodden Nigerian masses. She and her late husband had two children, Corin and Tunde.