The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, has expressed sadness over the death of a former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lagos, Prof. Oyewusi Ibidapo-Obe.
In a condolence statement on Monday signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Lanre Lasisi, the Speaker mourned the death of the former UNILAG VC.
Gbajabiamila recalled with nostalgia how Prof. Ibidapo-Obe, a one-time chairman of the Committee of Vice-Chancellors of Nigerian Universities, made remarkable strides during his term as the VC of UniLag.
Prof. Ibidapo-Obe, who also later served as the VC of the Federal University Ndufu Alike, Ikwo (FUNAI), Ebonyi State, was until his death the chairman and pro-chancellor of First Technical University, Ibadan, Oyo State.