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BREAKING: Professor Jamiu Mosobalaje #Oyawoye Is Dead [PHOTO]



BREAKING: Professor Jamiu Mosobalaje #Oyawoye Is Dead [PHOTO]—-The Genius Media Nigeria reports that Professor Jamiu Mosobalaje #Oyawoye is dead

This was made known in a recent post shared via social media platfoms.

Oyawole is the first professor of Geology in Africa and a recipient of the Commander of the Order of Niger (CON).

The sad news was that the foremost educationist lost his dear wife barely 3 months

He was born August 12, 1930, Offa, Kwara State; married Mary Olabisi Olanipekun 1958, two sons, three daughters.

He attended Offa Grammar School, 1943-47, Ibadan Grammar School, 1947-49, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, USA, 1952-55, University of Durham, England, 1956-59; appointed geological Assistant, Geological Survey of Nigeria, 1950-52.

He lectured in University of Ibadan, 1959-64; Senior Lecturer, University of Ibadan, 1964-66; co-director, Institute of Applied Science and Technology, University of Ibadan, 1972-73; appointed Professor of Geology, University of Ibadan, 1966; editor, Nigerian Journal of Mining and Geology, 1962-74; President, Nigerian Mining, Geological and Metallurgical Society, 1966-68; member and one-time President, Geological Society of Africa; Chairman, Organization of African Unity (OAU) Team on Inter-African Center for Earth Sciences, 1969-71.

He was a member of University of Ibadan Council, 1970-75; former Chairman, Kwara State College of Technology, 1972; Visiting Professor, Zambian School of Mines, since 1974; Chairman, West African Examinations Council (WAEC), 1985-88; former President, Geological Society of Africa; member, Mineralogical Society of London and America;-Hobbies: badminton, gardening, Official Address: Department of Geology University of Ibadan, Oyo State.

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