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UI Unveils Electronic Library Complex Named After First Prof. of Geology in Africa

University of Ibadan on Wednesday commissioned electronic library complex named after the first Professor of Geology in Africa, Jimoh Mosobalaje Oyawoye. 

The newly unveiled electronic library complex is located at the Department of Geology, Faculty of Science, University of Ibadan.


Prof. Oyawoye hails from Offa, Kwara State. He taught at the Department of Geology for years before he retired. 

The foundation laying ceremony of the library was performed by Prof. Oyawoye during 2012/2013 academic session. 


The wonderful edifice was financed ND Western company as part of its social responsibility to give back to society. 


The 94-year old Prof. Oyawoye who was honoured with the electronic library delivered a lecture at the event. 


The event was attended by immediate past Vice Chancellor of the University, Prof. Idowu Olayinka, the Pro-Chancellor, Osun State University, Alhaji Alli SAN, Vice Chancellor, Osun State University, Prof. Labode Popoola and other members of the University Community.


Photos Credit: Idowu Olayinka's Facebook account

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Department of Geology Jimoh Mosobalaje Oyawoye. Kwara State Offa University of Ibadan

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