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Following the death of the former Vice-Chancellor of the Univerisity of Ilorin, Prof. Emeritus Adeoye Adeniyi, President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to the news.
The president in a condolence message on Wednesday through his Special Adviser, Femi Adesina, assured the family that his contributions to national development, especially the educational sector, will always be remembered.
Adesina said “The President Commiserates with the Governing Board of the University of Ilorin, staff and students over the passing of the 4th Vice-Chancellor of the university, who served for seven years, leaving behind a strong legacy of academic excellence.”
“As a renowned Professor of Pediatrics and Child Health, President Buhari affirms that the late Vice-Chancellor’s choice of teaching, research, and providing child care services was most remarkable, reflecting his love for humanity and ensuring a healthy society.”
He said “the President prays that God will grant Adeniyi’s soul eternal rest.”