SSG, VC, Others Seek Emulation Of Late Prof. Agbede’s Virtues


By Ibukun Emiola

Oyo State’s Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Prof. Olanike Adeyemo, on Wednesday in Ibadan extolled the virtues of late Prof. Samuel Agbede.

Adeyemo spoke at a colloquium in honour of the late Agbede, organised by the Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Ibadan (UI).

She pointed out that there virtues exhibited by the late professor were those needed to build a functional and better society and Nigeria as a whole.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the deceased was the first Nigerian to be awarded a Master of Science degree in Aquatic Veterinary Studies by the University of Stirling, Scotland.

Adeyemo noted that the late Agbede lived well and touched the lives of people within and outside the faculty at the University of Ibadan.

“He was not just a bridge-builder, but a team-builder, who harped on collegiality for the overall development of all.

“Prof. Agbede was a father and…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria