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UNILAG Loses ex-VC Prof Ibidapo-Obe

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

Prof Ibidapo-Obe, a former President of the Nigeria Academy of Science, died at 71.

He attended both Ilesa Grammar School and Igbobi College from 1962 – 1968 and the University of Lagos from 1968 – 1971.

He was awarded a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics in the First Class Division by the University of Lagos, Nigeria in 1971; a Master of Mathematics 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.

Ibidapo-Obe, who died on Sunday January 3, 2021, was born on July 5, 1949. He is survived by his wife and four children.

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