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Former Unilorin Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Adeoye Adeniyi Dies At 95

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The fourth Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ilorin, Prof. Adeoye Adeniyi has died at a prime age of 95.

Naija News learnt that the death of the ex-academic/administrative don was announced by the directorate of information, Unilorin earlier today.

It stated that the late don, who held office between 1985 and 1992, was reputed to be the longest-serving vice-chancellor in the university.

The bulletin also stated that Adenyi, who hailed from Ogah, Kogi, was the first inaugural lecturer of the then Faculty of Health Sciences (now Clinical Sciences) of the university.

The inaugural lecture was entitled: “Child Care in Nigeria; A Critical Appraisal of Some Modern and Traditional Concepts” delivered on May 19, 1980.

“The late Adeniyi is survived by children and grandchildren; the burial rite of the late Professor Emeritus will be announced later,” the bulletin stated.



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