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Tech-U Pro Chancellor, Professor Oye Ibidapo-Obe Passes On At 71

The Pro-Chancellor of the Technical University, Ibadan, Professor Oye Ibidapo-Obe is dead.

His death was announced on Sunday evening in a statement signed by the institution’s Registrar, 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.”

Professor Ibidapo Obe who hails from Ile Ife in Osun State was born on July 5, 1949 at Ile Ife.

He served as a Visiting Research Associate Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at the State University of New York at Buffalo, USA from 1980–1981).

In 2007, he was a Visiting Research Professor at Texas Southern University in Houston, USA.

Professor Ibidapo-Obe was later appointed as the Vice chancellor of the University of Lagos in year 2000.

Abisola Oluremi

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