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Gov. Abiodun’s ex- Special Adviser, Prof. Odemuyiwa, dies in auto crash

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Ogun Gov. Dapo Abiodun has described the tragic death of Prof. Joseph Odemuyiwa, his former Special Adviser on Vocational and Technical Education, as a great loss to the state and the education sector.

Odemuyiwa served as the governor’s aide during his first term in office.

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

Abiodun, in a condolence message, described the passing of Prof. Odemuyiwa as tragic and sad, adding 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,” Abiodun said.

He sympathized with the family of the deceased and loved, 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 said.

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