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.