A former vice-chancellor of the University of Lagos, Oyewusi Ibidapo-Obe has died.
Mr Ibidapo-Obe was, until his death, the Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of the Council of First Technical University, Ibadan.
His death was confirmed in a Sunday statement by the Registrar and Secretary to the Council of First Technical University, Olayinka Balogun.
“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 03/01/2021,” he said.
“I pray for the repose of the soul of the departed.”
Although the statement did not disclose the cause of the death of the academic, reports say he died from COVID-19 complications.