Prof. Duro Ajeyalemi
A retired professor of science education at the University of Lagos (UNILAG) has died of complications from COVID-19.
Ajeyalemi, the institution’s former dean of students affairs and immediate past registrar of the Joint Universities Preliminary Examinations Board (JUPEB), was said to have died on Wednesday at an isolation centre in Lagos.
He retired from UNILAG in 2020 after he clocked 70 years old.
His demise is coming less than three days after the death of Oye Ibidapo-Obe, a former vice-chancellor of UNILAG.
Ibidapo-Obe, a professor of systems engineering, reportedly died of COVID-19 complications in an undisclosed hospital .
On Tuesday, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) recorded a total of 1,354 new COVID-19 cases across 20 states and the federal capital territory (FCT).