Gov. Abiodun’s former aide, Joseph Odemuyiwa dies in auto crash - NEWS FRONTIER DAILY


Tuesday, April 2, 2024

Gov. Abiodun’s former aide, Joseph Odemuyiwa dies in auto crash Abiodun mourns, says death tragic

By Demilade Michael

A former Special Adviser to Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun on Technical Education, Prof. Joseph Odemuyiwa is dead.

He died early today in an auto crash.

He reportedly died in an accident on Tuesday, while on his way to Lead City University, Ibadan, Oyo State capital, where he was a lecturer.

The deceased was a professor and served with Governor Abiodun in his first term in office.

He was known as a Nigerian professor with skills in 19 vocations.

Aside from his academic qualifications, Joseph Odemuyuwa learned many vocations from artisans and informal vocational centers to further equip himself with the required skills.

He was the immediate past President of the Workplace Educators and Managers Association of Nigeria (WEMAN).

Meanwhile, the State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has described  Prof. Odemuyiwa, as a great loss to the state and the education sector.

Prince Abiodun, in a condolence message, described the passing of Prof. Odemuyiwa as tragic and sad, saying that his death is a great loss to the state, his family, and the education sector.

He said, the erstwhile Special Adviser was a team player, who contributed immensely to the success recorded by his administration in the Vocational and Technical Education during first term in office.

"Prof. Odemuyiwa's legacy as an educator and advocate will always be remembered and cherished.

"He was a highly respected individual, who made significant contributions to the success of our administration in Vocational and Technical Education. 

"His sudden departure leaves a void that will be felt by many and will be sorely missed by all," Prince Abioduns aid.

He sympathized with the family of the deceased and loved ones, even as he prayed for the repose of his soul.

"Please, accept my deepest condolences during this difficult time. May his soul rest in peace," the governor added.

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