A former vice-chancellor of the University of Lagos, Oye Ibidapo-Obe has lost his life at the age of 71.
His death was confirmed in a statement by the Registrar and Secretary to the Council of First Technical University, Olayinka Balogun, on Sunday, January 3.
According to Premium Times, sources revealed he died from COVID-19 complications.
“Yes, Prof Ibidapo-Obe is dead. He died from COVID-19-related complications. The late professor’s family has properly briefed us,” the chairman of the Academic Union of Nigerian Universities (ASUU) on the campus, Dele Ashiru, was quoted as saying.