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UI Professor Kolawole Olu Owolabi Is Dead (Dean Of Faculty of Arts At the University of Ibadan)

University of ibadan prof diesThe Late Professor Kolawole

Sept 17, 2012 –  UI Professor Kolawole Olu Owolabi Is Dead (Dean Of Faculty of Arts At the University of Ibadan)

Professor Kolawole Olu Owolabi, the Dean of the Faculty of Arts At UI, University Of Ibadan is dead.

The UI Professor died today Sept 17, 2012 after he slumped at Mokola roundabout in Ibadan Oyo State Nigeria.

The death of the 51-year-old dean is the 3rd death reported in 2 years at the same faculty.

According to eyewitnesses, Prof. Kolawole who came out of his car in a bid to purchase something suddenly collapsed.

He was rushed to an undisclosed hospital where he was confirmed dead.

The late Professor became the Dean of the faculty in August of last year.

He was the former HOD of Philosophy Dept. from Oct 02 to Oct 04.

He was born in Ikene Remo in Ogun State Nigeria on the 30th of May 1961. He hailed from Igbogila, Yewa North LGA.

Professor Olu Owolabi is survived by his lovely wife and 2 children.

May his soul rest in perfect peace.



  1. Akinwumi ayoola desmond

    September 17, 2012 at 1:54 PM

    May his soul rest in peace.

  2. Odoh Thomas

    September 17, 2012 at 2:10 PM

    I pray that his death is manipulated, if not God will bring to book those who are involved in this witchcraft acts. May his gentle soul rest in peace.

    • thomas

      September 17, 2012 at 3:58 PM

      Please point of correction over my statement above. i did not mean that his death is manipulated, rather those who manipulated his death, God will bring them to book. May his soul rest in peace.

  3. Olowo Abiola

    September 17, 2012 at 2:23 PM

    Rest in Peace.

  4. glory patience

    September 17, 2012 at 2:25 PM


  5. Aminat Ogunlola

    September 18, 2012 at 1:06 AM

    R I P.

  6. Ray leye

    September 18, 2012 at 8:57 AM

    The Prof was a Ss carrier and is luck to have lived up to the age of 51. The gov should do more about Ss cell thing. I. Have lost friends to this terrible des ease. It affect only black race.

  7. Funmi Victoria Eleyode

    September 18, 2012 at 9:25 AM


  8. Akinfiresoye Moses

    September 18, 2012 at 12:20 PM

    may his soul rest in peace.

  9. Michael oluwatobiloba(ALARA JNR)

    September 22, 2012 at 9:17 PM

    Iam a member of great faculty of arts.The death of my dean professor kolawole aderemi olu owolabi came 2 my earing at my residence sultan bello was a sad yet to regain my was vry nice he ruled 4 a year and there is difference in afas.death where is thy sting?,the pang of death is gone 4ever.tears rolls in our eyes at ur candle night.its well wit our soul.we shall meet on dat glorious day.the best professor in ethymology first in nigeria,third in shall be greatly missed.ADIEU KOLA OWOLABI

  10. lukman A. Kofoworade

    December 26, 2015 at 12:51 PM

    Prof I remember you today. A day never pass by without feeling the pain of ur demise.ripp

  11. jude ik ojih

    September 8, 2016 at 2:24 PM

    An erudite, humble and scholar par excellence goes to join the saints in heaven.I met him at unilag post graduate school where he thought us philosophy of the mind and he was quite down to earth and focused.May God rest his soul.

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