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UI mourns Prof. Akin Mabogunje

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 UI mourns Prof Akin Mabogunje
UI mourns Prof. Akin Mabogunje

1 The University of Ibadan (UI) community  on Saturday,  said it received  the death of Prof. Akin Mabogunje with  shock but also with gratitude to God that he lived a good life.

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2 The university also said the late professor  left his footprints in the sands of time.

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3 This is contained in a statement  signed  by Mrs Adejoke  Akinpelu, Principal Assistant Registrar and Public Relations Officer, Directorate of Public Communication, UI in Ibadan on Saturday.

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4 According to the her,  to commiserate with the bereaved family, Prof. Kayode Adebowale,  the UI Vice-Chancellor noted that the erudite professor was an alumnus of the university as well as a foremost professor of Geography.

5 “He retired from the UI in 1981 after many years of meritorious service.

6 “Prof. Mabogunje attained national and international repute in the field of Geography.

7 He died on Thursday,  Aug.4,  and was  90 years old.

8 “The vice-chancellor stated that the professor will be sorely missed and prayed that God will grant his family the fortitude to bear his death.

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NewsSourceCredit: NAN

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