Former University of Lagos Vice-chancellor, Professor Ibidapo Obe, has died aged 71.
The former University don passed away on Sunday, 3rd of January 2020.
Until his death, he was the Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of Council, First Technical University, Ibadan.
Olayinka O. Balogun, Registrar and Secretary to Council, confirmed Ibidapo-Obe’s death in a statement.
“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,” his statement read.
Other reports alleged that Ibidapo-Obe died of COVID-19 complications but Platforms Africa can not independently establish this.