At the Crack of Dawn on a Cool Sunday Morning, close to Six decades ago, a Female Star was born in Ile Ife, Osun State Nigeria and was named Omolayo Abosede Arowolo. She had her Primary and Secondary Schools Education in the  then Oyo and Ondo States of Nigeria. She obtained her First Degree in English Education at the Obafemi Awolowo University Ile Ife and a Master’s Degree in English Language from the Prestigious University of Lagos. She became a Lecturer in the Legacy Institution of LASUED close to three decades ago, and has mentored many Students and Upcoming lecturers alike. She loves writing, reading and travelling which has taken her to Various Conferences within and outside Nigeria.

She has published some  books and Several articles in both local and international journals.

Yusuf Omolayo has served as Chairman, Secretary and member of several boards and committees. She has also served as Head of Department of General Studies, Dean of the School of Education and Acting Provost of the Legacy College. Yusuf Omolayo is married to Pastor Ray Yusuf and the marriage is blessed with lovely and successful children. Yusuf Omolayo rose through the ranks and is today a Senior Lecturer in the Department of English Education, Lagos State University of Education Oto/Ijanikin with a Campus at Noforija Epe.

      1. (ii) Books
        1. Yusuf, O. (2020); Understanding English Usage. 3rd Edition, Lagos: Lekrichplus Ventures Yusuf, O. (2017); Mastering English Language Communication Skills. Revised Edition, Lagos: Lekrichplus Ventures.
        2. Amamize, B. & Yusuf, O. (2012): Advanced Writing (2nd Edition) Ibadan: Joytal Press.
        3. Yusuf, O. (2010); English for Communication (3rd Edition). Lagos: Lekrich Ventures.

        iii. Festschrift/ Chapter in Book
        4. Yusuf, O. (2022): “Using English for Effective Communication in the Teaching and Learning Processes”. Foundations and the Dynamics of Education and Training Festschrift for Dr. Deborah Dele Giwa on her retirement on March 7th 2022, A Publication of the School of Education, AOCOED (Pp 7 – 14).

  1. Jegede, O.O., Yusuf, O.M., & Aliyu, A. (2024). Inclusive Education in the 21st Century: Solving the Language of Instruction Puzzle in Nigerian Public Primary Schools. In A. F. Adeyemi, P. O. Yara, O. Oyelami, & O. Bakare-Fatungase (Eds.), Inclusive Education in the 21st Century: A Festschrift in Honour of an Erudite Scholar, Rev. Dr. (Mrs) Oluwatoyin Abike Odeleye (pp. 147-157). Ibadan: College Press.
  2. Yusuf O. et al(2023 ) ” Technological Advancements and Language Evolution: A   Historical Approach” The International Journal of Contemporary Research in Humanities 1(1) P139-148. A Journal of the Faculty of Arts, Lead City University, Ibadan.
  3. Yusuf O.(2022) “Using English for Effective Communication in the Teaching and Learning Process” Foundations and the Dynamics of Education and Training, Festschrift in Honour of Dr Dele Giwa, P(7-14) School of Education, AOCOED, Oto Ijanikin. Lagos: Gbadura Printing Press.
  4. Ajetunmobi, A.W., Hunyinbo, A. & Yusuf, O. (2022); Bilingualism for Science Education, Social Change and Food Security  in a Depressed Economy”. Lagos Journal of Vocational and Technical Education 9(1) 133-139, LAJOVTED, Lagos State University of Education, Oto-Ijanikin.
  5. Yusuf, O & Azeez, A. (2017). Assessment of Use of English among Basic Technology Teachers in Offa Local Government Junior Secondary Schools. Journal Educational Research & Development. 15(1) 162-174. Lagos: Colleges of Education Academic Staff Union, AOCOED Chapter.       
  6. Yusuf, O, Asa, K & Ojutiku, O (2017). Transforming the Nigeria Civil Service Through Use of English and Information Communication Technology.   Journal of Continuing Education. 10(1) 133-150, Lagos, School of Part-Time Studies, AOCOED, Otto-Ijanikin.
  7. Yusuf, O, Odewunmi, T. & Anyanwu, N. (2017). Teaching Language in a Multi- Cultural Setting: The Code switching Approach. Nigeria Education Review. 12(1) 103-109. Lagos: School of Education, AOCOED.            
  8. Yusuf O, Hunyinbo, A, & Asa, K (2016). Effective Technological Transformation of Teachers Preparation Using English Language. Continuing Education Review. 4, 221-225. Lagos, Directorate of Degree Programmes, AOCOED, Otto/Ijanikin.                
  9. Yusuf, O. and Adeniji O. (2014). English Language for Improvement of Teacher Education Programmes in Nigeria. International Journal of Research and Advancement in Educational Methods. 11(4) 15-18. Uyo: Kan Educational Books.
  10. Yusuf, O. (2014). Effective Teaching of English Phonology: A Practical Approach. Continuing Education Review, 3(1): 181-190. Lagos; Directorate of Degree Programme AOCOED, Oto-Ijanikin.
  11. Asa, K. and Yusuf, O. (2014). Relevance of English Language to Effective Use of Modern Teaching Technology Devices in Business Education. Nigerian Education Review. 11(1):62-68,   Lagos: School of Education AOCOED, Otto/Ijanikin.
  12. Yusuf O. and Hunyinbo A. (2014). Effects of English Language on the Process of Social Change in Nigeria Journal of Continuing Education. 9(1)143-152.
  13. Lagos: School of Part-Time Studies, AOCOED, Otto/Ijanikin. Yusuf O. (2012). English Language for Teaching Efficacy in Nigerian Schools. Nigerian Education Review 9(1) 71-75, Lagos: School of Education, AOCOED, Otto/Ijanikin.  
  14. Yusuf, O. (2007): Information, Communication Technology and Youth Development: Challenges for the English Language Teacher,: Journal of Women in Colleges of Education. (JOWICE) 11(1)105-106 .        
  15. Yusuf, O. (2003). The Diverse Dilemmas of Learning English Language in Nigeria. Nigerian Education Review, 8(1), 109-117. Lagos: School of Education, AOCOED, Otto/Ijanikin
  16. Yusuf, O. (2000). Admission Criteria of Student Teachers in Colleges of Education: Expectations in the New Millennium. Journal of Educational Research and Development (JERD), 3(1)42-47.  Lagos: Academic Staff Union of Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education, Otto-Ijanikin.        
  17. Yusuf, O. (1996). Learning English As a Second Language: Some Cultural Problems of Yoruba Learners. Journal of School of Languages, 1(1)46-53. Lagos: School of Languages, Lagos State College of Education, Otto/Ijanikin.        
  18. Yusuf, O, Hunyinbo, A & Adeniji, O. (2014): An Elucidation of Some English Language Grammatical Errors in our Second Language Situation. Proceedings of International Conference on Sustainable Development Volume 14(1) 199-202
  19. Yusuf, O. Egboh, F. Bolaji and Ojo, F. Adeboye (2014). Quality Assurance in Teacher Education: Implications for Nigerian Teacher Training Institutions. Proceedings of International Conference on Sustainable Development 14(1)127-132.
  20. Yusuf, O. Hunyinbo A. and Adeniji, O. (2014). Effective Teaching of English Language to Improve the Proficiency  of Adult Learners. Proceedings of International Conference on Humanities Science and Sustainable Development. 6(8)206-209. Nsukka: Lawson Publishing Company Yusuf, O and Adeniji, O. (2014). English Language for Improvement of Teacher
  21. Education Programmes in Nigeria. Proceedings of International Conference on Sustainable Development, 14(2) 85-88. Uyo: Kan Educational Books  & IRDI
  22. Yusuf, O. Hunyinbo A  & Asa K. (2014). Effective Technological Transformation of Teachers’ Preparation Using English Language. Proceedings of 2nd National Conference of School of Vocational and Technical Education. 3(1)149-155. Lagos: School of Vocational and Technical Education, AOCOED,  Otto/Ijanikin