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Academic Community In UI Reacts To Death Of Prof. Soola

Members of the Academic Community in the Department of Communication and Language Arts, University of Ibadan have reacted to the death of Professor of Development Communication in the Department, Ebenezer Oludayo Soola.

Reacting, a Professor of Applied Communication in the Communication  and Language Arts Department, Ayobami Ojebode said late Professor Ebenezer Soola was a lecturer in the Department with the highest of Doctoral Graduates he successfully supervised.

A clerical officer in the department, Mr Shittu Akintunde said Professor Soola was a peaceful man who was diligent and humane

Speaking in the same vein,  Head of Department, Communication and Language, Professor Oyeyinka Oyewo said late professor Soola was among the scholars who revived African Council for Communication Education  (ACCE), Nigeria chapter in the late 1990s.

Professor Oyewo explained that Professor Soola supervised his doctoral thesis and would be missed for communication skills in business and organizational communication and intellectual contributions to the academic community

Until his death on 27th  of February this year, Professor Soola who had held the position of head of the Department of Communication and Language Arts was former national coordinating secretary of ACCE before becoming the association’s national coordinator in 2004.

Rotimi Famakin

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