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BREAKING: Former UNILAG VC, Ibidapo-Obe dies of COVID-19

Professor Oyewusi Ibidapo-Obe, a former vice-chancellor of the University of Lagos, (UNILAG) is dead.

He was reported to have died as a result COVID-19 complications.


The Don was, until his death, the Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of the Council of First Technical University, Ibadan.

He was aged 71 years.

Ibidapo-Obe’s death was announced on Sunday evening in a statement signed by the Registrar of the First Technical University, Ibadan, Mr. Olayinka Balogun.

“With heavy heart, and submission to the will of God I write to inform Council members of the transition to glory of Professor Oye Ibidapo-Obe, the Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of Council, First Technical University, Ibadan which occurred today 03/01/2021.

“I pray for the repose of the soul of the departed,” the statement read.

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