Professor Oyewusi Ibidapo-Obe, the former vice chancellor of the University of Lagos, is dead.
Until his death, he was the Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of the Council of First Technical University, Ibadan, Oyo State. The university was established by the late Governor Abiola Ajimobi.
His death was announced in a statement yesterday by Olayinka Balogun, the Registrar and Secretary to the Council of First Technical University.
It read: “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 erudite scholar reportedly died of COVID-19 complications.