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Tinubu Joins Others To Mourn Demise Of Prof Ayo Banjo

Professor Ayo Banjo
Professor Ayo Banjo

President Bola Tinubu has joined other great Nigerians to express his condolences to the family of the late Emeritus Professor Ayodeji Banjo, who passed away at the age of 90.

Professor Banjo was Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ibadan from 1984 to 1991, and also former Chairman of the Board of the National Universities Commission and former Pro-Chancellor of the Universities of Port Harcourt, Ilorin, and Ajayi Crowther.

President Tinubu mourned the academic par excellence, who only recently turned 90, describing him as a stout beacon of professional and moral excellence.

The President celebrated the life and legacies of the late Emeritus Professor of English, renowned for his immense contributions to the development of education in Nigeria.

Tinubu, according to his spokesman, Ajuri Ngelale, said “I commiserate with the family of Professor Banjo and the academic community while praying to God Almighty to grant the departed eternal rest.”

Packaged by Alice Egbedele

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