Governor Abiodun mourns as aide tragically passes away in car accident

Prof. Joseph Odemuyiwa, who previously served as the Special Adviser to Governor Dapo Abiodun on Technical Education in Ogun State, has sadly passed away in a car accident that happened on Tuesday.

It was gathered that the accident occurred while the professor was on his way to Lead City University, Ibadan, Oyo State capital, where he was a lecturer.

Governor Abiodun mourns as aide tragically passes away in car accident
Late Prof. Joseph Odemuyiwa

Prof. Odemuyiwa, who tragically passed away, was not only a professor but also served alongside Governor Abiodun during his first term in office.

He was well-known for his expertise in a remarkable 19 different vocations.

Aside from his academic qualifications, Joseph Odemuyuwa learned many vocations from artisans and informal vocational centers to further equip himself with the required skills.

He was the immediate past President of the Workplace Educators and Managers Association of Nigeria (WEMAN).

On a somber note, Governor Prince Dapo Abiodun expressed his deep sorrow over the passing of Prof. Joseph Odemuyiwa.

The governor acknowledged that the loss of Prof. Odemuyiwa is not only a great loss to the state of Ogun but also to the education sector as a whole.

Prince Abiodun, in a condolence message, described the passing of Prof. Odemuyiwa as tragic and sad, saying 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,” Prince Abioduns aid.

Governor Abiodun mourns as aide tragically passes away in car accident
Governor Dapo Abiodun

He sympathized with the family of the deceased and loved ones, 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.”

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