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Tuesday, September 18, 2012

University Of Ibadan’s Dean Of Arts Faculty Slumps And Dies In Market


The Dean of Faculty of Arts at the University
of Ibadan, Professor Kolawole Olu-Owolabi
aged 51 yesterday slumped and died at Mokola
Roundabout Ibadan.His body has been
deposited in the mortuary.

The death of Professor Olu-Owolabi will be
the third in two years in the same Faculty.
In Nigeria’s premier university, founded in
1948.

According to some reliable sources at the
university, the dean, who came out of his
car at Mokola with the aim of buying
something suddenly collapsed.However, the
people around called the police who
responded immediately and took him to an
unknown hospital where he was confirmed
dead.

Professor Olu-Owolabi who became dean
last year August 1, 2011 was former Head of
Department of Philosophy between October
2002 and 2004.He bagged B.A. in
Philosophy in 1983 and a PhD in Philosophy
1989, both degrees from the University of
Lagos.

He then returned to the Obafemi Awolowo
University where he obtained LLB in 2006
and proceeded to the Law School Abuja
between September 2006 to June 2007.He
equally bagged LLM in 2010 from OAU.Born
in Ikene Remo in Ogun State on May 30,
1961, Professor Olu-Owolabi hailed from
Igbogila, Yewa-North Local Government.He
is survived by wife and two children.

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