Anule Joseph Avalumun

Because of you, the world became a brighter place. I couldn't have asked for a better Founder. Be at peace our hero!

Aisha Abdulsalami

To a hero who lived and transformed zeroes like me into a hero. You have played a key role in my transformation into the great person I am today. I salute you, great man. Your legacy lives on in our hearts. May your soul continue to rest in perfect peace. Amen

Gbolahan Labinjo

Rest in peace baba rere. I am an admirer of Pa Subomi accomplishment. It was through the adminration that i became a businessman after corporate world. May his soul rest in peace and the Almighty God comfort the family. A ku aseyinde baba o.


You were a great man, who came and conquered... your legacy can never be forgotten, Rest well and may God console those you left behind. Rest well General.


You were a great man, who came and conquered... your legacy can never be forgotten, Rest well and may God console those you left behind. Rest well General.


We thank God Almighty for a life well spent. Your presence made the world a better place to many because it was full of impact. You will forever live in our heart. Rest well in the bosom of our creator and the monarch of the universe.

Omowunmi Akeju

Thank you Otunba for giving me a good head start in my career. Graduating in Nigeria and getting a good job immediately without knowing anybody in your great institution gave me a good shot in banking and a good life. Thank you, Thank you, Thank you for founding FCMB group. You touched many lives and families and left an indelible mark of greatness, class and beauty evident in the monumental structures of the banking institution and your unforgettable lifestyle. Rest on, in the bosom of your maker.


Go well Grandmaster, You really lived well...............a life filled with prosperity and absolute comfort. You touched millions of lives and the resultant effect is greatness upon greatness. Adieu Great one!!!

ononye obiageli winnifred

History will always remember our founder Otunba Olasubomi Balogun, for the key role he played in transforming and investing in lives. Daddy left an indelible mark for generations yet unborn to see and applaud. What a legend!! Heaven has indeed gain an angel and we appreciate all that he has done while he was here on earth. He made FCMB, a great place to work. We will indeed miss you daddy....

Babatunde Amusa

You were an enigma of hardwork; a man devouted to the good course of human and you lived your life as exemplary as never seen before. Many lives were touched through your actions/inactions and i am a blessed beneficiary of your benevolence sir. I lost my both parents early in life but i found succour in working at FCMB; hence, named my first son Subomi after you. Continue to rest well sir; we love you


With our heart grieved on your passing away, I still thank God for working in one of your company FCMB. Your generous heart, your deep insight, and wisdom will stay with us always and we will strive to continue to uphold the legacy you left behind. Adieu Otunba.


Great soul does not die because they leave a mark with their way and vision on people who keep looking up to them as inspiration, A good education can change anyone, but a good teacher can change everything.


You will surely be missed. ADIEU.


May God Almighty give the immediate family members and FCMB family the fortitude to withstand the loss. We love you but God love you the most and we can't question his will.. Please rest on Baba.

AWOLIYI, Tolanitoluwa

In loving memory of Otunba Michael Olasubomi Balogun, CON, founder of First City Monument Bank (FCMB), a visionary leader and a beacon of inspiration. Today, we celebrate the remarkable life of a man who touched countless lives and left an indelible mark on our hearts. I am grateful to Otunba Balogun for his audacious spirit and unwavering dedication in establishing FCMB. Through his visionary creation, I found myself in an organization that became the cornerstone of my financial independence, career growth, and the nurturing of beautiful relationships that have enriched my life. Otunba Balogun's profound kindness and compassion were evident in the opportunities he created for Nigerians both at home and abroad. His impact extended far beyond the walls of the bank, transforming countless lives and empowering individuals to realize their dreams. Many, like myself, owe their success to his unwavering support and belief in the potential of others. His life journey serves as a testament to the power of determination, resilience, and the relentless pursuit of excellence. Otunba Balogun's unwavering commitment to empowering others serves as a guiding light for all who aspire to make a difference in this world. As we bid farewell to this extraordinary visionary, let us carry his legacy forward with gratitude and admiration. May his spirit of kindness, generosity, and innovation continue to inspire us to reach greater heights and make a positive impact in our communities. Otunba Michael Olasubomi Balogun, CON, your memory will forever remain etched in our hearts. Thank you for the opportunities, the inspiration, and the immeasurable impact you had on our lives. Rest in eternal peace, knowing that your legacy lives on in the lives of those you touched.