Africa’s first Professor of Geology don die:

Jamiu Mosobalaje Oyawoye, the first Professor of Geology for Africa don dey die at the age of 95. 
The late Baba Adini of Kwara State don die Monday evening, May 22, for hin house in Offa Local Government Area of Kwara State after an age-related illness. 

Jamiu, wey marry to two wives and hin con get  10 children go dey buried by 4pm today, May 23. 

Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq don dey describe as a huge national loss the death of Prof. Mosobalaje Olaloye Oyawoye, Dem don describe am as one of the greatest Nigerians of all time and a pride of the state.

For one condolence message wey dey signed by hin Chief Press Secretary, Rafiu Ajakaye, the Governor talk say the death of Africa’s first Professor of Geology be the end of a great era for academic accomplishments, dedication to community service, and statesmanship.

 The statement read; 


“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. Prof. Oyawoye was in a class of his own in philanthropy, academic accomplishments, community service, leadership, and support for national development. He was one of the last men standing, and his death represents a huge void in everything he represented for Offa people, Kwara State, and Nigeria.

“We find comfort in his fine legacies as the father of Geology in Africa, a powerful Crown Prince of Offa, and a statesman who wielded so much influence and deployed the same for public good. We beseech Allah to forgive his shortcomings, grant him Al-jannah Firdaus, and keep his family on the right path.”