Ex-Unilag VC, Ibidapo-Obe, is Dead


A former Vice Chancellor, University of Lagos, UNILAG, Professor Oyewusi Ibidapo-Obe, is dead. He was aged 71.

Ibidapo-Obe, a former President of the Nigeria Academy of Science, 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 [B.Sc.(Hons)] degree in Mathematics in the First Class Division by the University of Lagos in 1971; a Master of Mathematics [M. Maths] 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.

He was born on July 5, 1949, was married to Olusola and had four children.

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