Veteran Nigerian broacaster and actor Sadiq Daba has died. His death was confirmed by filmmaker Kunle Afolayan. According to Mr. Afolayan, the Daba broadcaster died on Wednesday from his protracted battle with leukaemia and prostate cancer. Afolayan said the news was confirmed to him by Mr. Daba’s wife and son.
The president Muhammadu Buhari lauded Oyewusi Ibidapo-Obe’s contribution to the development of education, with a rich pedigree of being President of the Nigerian Academy of Science, Chairman of the Committee of Vice Chancellors of Nigerian Universities and upward rising over the years with a distinguished career.
Ekiti State governor, Kayode Fayemi said Mr Ayo Fasanmi’s contributions to the development of democracy was immeasurable. “My only regret is that he has left us before the school will be officially inaugurated for academic activities when schools finally reopen,” Ekiti State governor, Kayode Fayemi said.