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Zenith Bank announces death of Professor Ibidapo-Obe

By Kayode Tokede

Zenith Bank Plc has announced the demise of one of   its Directors, Professor Oyewusi Ibidapo-Obe (OFR).

The disclosure is contained in a press release issued by the financial institution to the Nigerian Stock Exchange on Monday. The board and management of the bank expressed their condolence and prayed that God grants his family and friends the fortitude to bear the irreplaceable loss.

According to the press release, the late professor was a distinguished scholar of Systems Engineering and a past Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lagos.

He joined the board of the bank on February 24, 2016 as an Independent Non-Executive Director and served in various committees of the board where he distinguished himself.

The Professor was born on 5 July 1949, and died 3 January 2021, aged 71 years.

Commenting on the recent developments, excerpts of the press release by the bank reads:

“We write to notify the investing public of the demise of our esteemed Director, Professor Oyewusi Ibidapo-Obe OFR. On behalf of the Board and Management of the bank, we wish to express our sincere condolences to the family and pray for God to grant them the fortitude to bear the irreplaceable loss.’’

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