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Ex-UNILAG VC, Dies Of COVID-19 Complications (Read Details)

 

Former University of Lagos Vice-chancellor, Professor Oyewusi Ibidapo-Obe, has died.

Ibidapo-Obe died of COVID-19 complications on Sunday, January 3. He was 71 years old.

Born on July 5, 1949, the former University don was a one-time President of the Nigeria Academy of Science. He attended both Ilesa Grammar School and Igbobi College from 1962 to 1968 and the University of Lagos from 1968 to 1971.

He was awarded a Bachelor of Science [B.Sc.(Hons)] degree in Mathematics in the First Class Division by the University of Lagos, Nigeria in 1971; a Master of Mathematics [M. Maths] degree in Applied Mathematics with a minor in Computer Science in 1973 and a Doctor of Philosophy {PhD} in Civil Engineering with specialization in Applied Mechanics/Systems in 1976 both form the University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

He is survived by his wife, Olusola and four children.

May his soul rest in peace, Amen.

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