Africa’s father of geology Oyawoye dies, AbdulRazaq pays tribute 


The Kwara state governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, has described as a huge national loss, the death of Africa’s  first Professor of Geology,  Mosobalaje Olaloye Oyawoye (CON).

The governor described him as one of the greatest Nigerians of all times and a pride of the state. 

In a condolence message Monday, the governor said the death of Africa’s first Professor of Geology is the end of a great era in academic accomplishments, dedication to community service, and statesmanship. 

“My heartfelt condolences go to the Olofa of Offa, Oba Mufutau Gbadamosi Esuwoye II, the Olofa-In-Council, the Muslim community in Kwara state for whom he was the Baba Adini, and the Oyawoyes on this sad development,” he said.

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