The pioneer Vice-Chancellor of the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, Akinyemiju Akindoyeni is dead. He was 80 years old.
His death was confirmed by the management of the National Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies, where he was a former Director-General of the Institute.
Akindoyeni, a professor of Environmental Sciences, reportedly died on Monday, 15th July 2019 at the National Hospital, Abuja, after a brief illness.
“Professor Akindoyeni was the Director-General of the National Institute between 2005 and 2008, during which time he distinguished himself as an academic of repute and a great administrator,” a statement on the institution’s website read.
“Akindoyeni was a Participant of the Senior Executive Course 14, 1992. While on the Course, he played a significant role in the establishment of the NIPSS Chapel of Salvation and served as the Chapel’s pioneer Chaplain.”
“Among his numerous achievements as Director-General, Prof Akindoyeni established the National Institute Consulting as a strategy to deepen the outreach and services of the Institute.”
The don was also a former Chairman of the Council of Registered Builders of Nigeria (CORBON) and until his death, Chairman, Council of the Institute of Oil and Gas Research and Hydrocarbon Studies (IOGRHS)
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