LAGOS – The Society of Young Nigerian Writers (SYNW) has commiserated with the family of late Mrs Phebean Ajibola Ogundipe, the popular author of the book “Brighter Grammar Series”.
It would be recalled that Mrs. Ogundipe died on 27 March 2020 in Charlotte, North Carolina, in the United States, where she was buried on the same day.
Mrs Ogundipe, who was born on May 16, 1927, died early on Friday, March 27, in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States of America, and was buried in the same Friday.
Mrs Ogundipe, popularly known as PA Ogundipe, was famous for English Language books such as Brighter Grammar series which she co-authored with M. Macaulay and C.E. Eckersley; New Practical English for Senior Secondary series which she co-authored with P.S. Tregidgo; a novel, Up-country Girl: A personal journey and truthful portrayal of African culture, among others.
According to the Statement “We commiserate with the family of Late Mrs Phebean Ajibola. Ogundipe and author of Brighter Grammar Series and many other books. May the soul of Late Mrs Phebean Ajibola Ogundipe rest in perfect peace and may almighty God grant her family the fortitude to bear her demise.’’
SYNW finally urged Governor Gboyega Oyetola, the executive governor of Osun State to honour and immortalise the late writer for her huge contributions to the country’s education.