Former Vice-Chancellor, University of Lagos (UNILAG), Akoka, Professor Oyewusi Ibidapo-Obe is dead. He died on Sunday in Lagos of suspected COVID-19 complications.
Both UNILAG branch Chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Dr Dele Ashiru and Personal Assistant to the Vice-Chancellor of the university, Professor Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, Mr A.O. Bolarinwa, confirmed the death of the professor of Systems Engineering.
Though they said the were not sure of the cause of his death, unconfirmed sources including the UNILAG alumni group Whatsaap platform said the professor died of COVID-19 complications.
The platform read: “With great sadness, we announce the passing unto glory a very distinguished alumnus and a past Vice Chancellor of University of Lagos, Professor Oyewusi Ibidapo-Obe, who died this evening from complications of COVID-19. (Tribune)