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Former VC UNILAG Professor Ibidapo Obe Dies at 71 from Complications of COVID-19

Former VC UNILAG Professor Ibidapo Obe Dies at 71 from Complications of COVID-19

Former Vice-Rector of the University of Lagos, Professor Ibidapo Obe has died from complications from COVID-19.

The former Don University passed away on Sunday, January 3, 2020.

Professor Oevusi Ibidapo-Obe, former president of the Nigerian Academy of Sciences, attended Ilesa Gymnasium and Igbobi College from 1962 to 1968, and the University of Lagos from 1968 to 1971.

Received a Bachelor of Science degree. [B.Sc.(Hons)] Diploma in Mathematics from the University of Lagos, Nigeria, in 1971; Master in Mathematics [M. Maths] A Bachelor of Applied Mathematics with a specialization in Computer Science in 1973 and a PhD in Civil Engineering with a specialization in Applied Mechanics / Systems in 1976 both formed the University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

Born on July 5, 1949; is married to Olusola and has four children.

Source: – Vanguard

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