Issues as Omole bows out of UNIABUJA @ 70


Located at the Southern outskirt of Abuja city and serving as a gateway to the Nigerian seat of power, Gwagwalada is a cosmopolitan town strew non a vast verdant expanse of land. A melting pot for Nigerians from different sections, sectors and strata in the society, it plays host to the old campus of the University of Abuja.

It was a bright, busy Tuesday afternoon, in the month of January, 2001. The campus was as boisterous as ever; flooded by the fluttering footsteps of students in search of academic knowledge. I was one of this lot. Having just defended my Ph.D. Research proposal, I went in search of Professor James Olukayode Omole, then a Doctor and Senior Lecturer, who had…

Source: Nigerian Tribune