Former UNILAG VC, Ibidapo Obe is dead


A former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lagos, Professor Ibidapo Obe has died.

The late university don passed away on Sunday, 3 January at the age of 72.

Oyewusi Ibidapo-Obe, was former President of the Nigeria Academy of Science, attended both Ilesa Grammar School and Igbobi College from 1962 – 1968 and the University of Lagos from 1968 – 1971.

He was awarded a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.(Hons)) degree in Mathematics in the First Class Division by the University of Lagos, Nigeria in 1971; a Master of Mathematics (M. Maths) degree in Applied Mathematics with a minor in Computer Science in 1973 and a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Civil Engineering with specialization in Applied Mechanics/Systems in 1976 both form the University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

He was born on 5 July 1949; married to Olusola and has four children.


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