Former UNILAG VC Oyewusi Ibidapo-Obe Dies At 71.
Touchaheart Nigeria reports that Prof Oyewusi Ibidapo-Obe, the former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) is dead.
This online news platform understands that Oyewusi Ibidapo-Obe died on Sunday afternoon, the 3rd of January,2021 at the age of 71.
The demise of the former UNILAG VC was announced in a statement by the Registrar and Secretary to Council, University of Ibadan, Olayinka O. Balogun.
Balogun said in the statement:
“With heavy heart, and submission to the will of God I write to inform Council members of the transition to glory of Professor Oye Ibidapo-Obe, the Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of Council, First Technical University, Ibadan which occurred today.
“I pray for the repose of the soul of the departed.”
CAUSE OF DEATH:
Reports monitored on various online news platforms in Nigeria reveal that the former UNILAG VC, Oyewusi Ibidapo-Obe, died yesterday from COVID-19 complications.
Oyewusi Ibidapo Obe, a Nigerian professor of Systems Engineering and former Vice chancellor of the University of Lagos has passed away today from complications due to Covid 19.
He was 71 years Old.
— Aforfemist (@aforfemist) January 3, 2021