- Adebayo Faleti was born on 26 December 1921 in Agbo-Oye
- He was a poet, journalist, writer and actor.
- He was also known as a Yoruba translator, a broadcaster, and TV exponent.
- He was the pioneer of the first television station in Africa, Western Nigeria Television (WNTV).
- Pa Faleti was responsible for translating Nigeria’s anthem from English to Yoruba.
- He also translated speeches made by the Military President of Nigeria, Ibrahim Babangida and Chief Ernest Shonekan from English to Yoruba.
- He published a dictionary containing the official use of Yoruba names.
- He received many awards, both locally and internationally, including the national honour of Officer of the Order of the Niger, OON, the Festival of Arts award with Eda Ko L’aropin and the Afro-Hollywood Award for Outstanding Performance in Arts.
- In 1949, Faleti founded a theatre group called Oyo Youth Operatic Society.
- He gained admission to the University of Dakar in Senegal where he later obtained a Certificate of proficiency in French Language and Civilization.
- Two years later, he graduated from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria, with an honours degree in English.
- In 1971, Faleti attended the Radio Netherlands Training Centre in Hilversum, the Netherlands, and received a certificate in Television Production.
- He died at the University College Hospital (UCH) Ibadan on 23rd July, 2017.
- Pa Faleti is survived by three wives and about 15 children.
May his soul rest in peace