Mr. Drissa Adeyemi Yilla Jr, passed away on the 25th of January 2023 in London, England after a short illness. The eldest child of the late Dr. Drissa McQuarr Yilla and Serah Helen Fraser of Bo, Mr. Yilla attended Christ the King College in Bo, the Bootham School and University of Hull in the United Kingdom. A cherished scholar, educator, father and friend, he will be dearly missed. He is survived by his loving sons, sisters, nieces, nephews, and friends around the world.

Funeral arrangements will be announced shortly.



  1. Please let me know about the funeral arrangements. Drissa and I shared house in Hull. He was best man at my wedding. Although we lost contact we did meet up again at the hospice shortly before he died


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