The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Olusegun Agagu University of Science and Technology (OAUSTECH), Okitipupa, has reacted to the death of a senior lecturer, Dr. Gilbert Ibitola. It was reported that Dr. Ibitola slumped and died in his apartment.
In an announcement in Okitipupa on Sunday, Dr. Dipo Akomolafe, the institution’s ASUU President, announced his death.
He announced that on Friday the deceased, who belonged to the physical sciences department, died.
Akomolafe said Ibitola was a great physicist who devoted his whole life to education and service to the community.
However, he also described the deceased as a humorous academician whose life was worthy of emulation in academics.
The statement read: “With deep regret, ASUU, OAUSTECH chapter, announces the shocking death of one of our members, Dr. Gilbert Ibitola.
“Up to her death, Ibitola was the leading actor and pioneer in the Department of Physical Sciences and senior lecturer.
Akokolafe added that his comradeship and academic contributions are going to be missing greatly.
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