Renowned University Professor Lai Oso dies in road accident

Renowned Communication Professor Lai Oso dies in road accident

Renowned Professor of communication, Lai Oso, is dead.

He was reported to have died on Saturday evening in an auto crash in Ijebu axis along Ore-Sagamu expressway.

The Dean, Faculty of Communication and Media Studies Lagos State University, Professor Sunday Alawode, confirmed his death in a statement on Sunday.

Alawode said: “It’s a rude shock to all of us even as we commiserate with Mummy Oso, the children and his entire family, the Communication family worldwide, LASU Community and all others.”

“He was coming from Delta State University (DELSU) where he was an external examiner at the department of Mass communication. The car conveying him has reached Ijebu axis on the expressway before it plunged into a river,” a student who was called from Ijebu Police station last night said.

Team Lead of Platforms Africa, Adeola Yusuf, who was a PhD supervisee of Professor Oso, declared a “huge Library of communication has just been set ablaze.”

Professor Oso “is a good man, a father and lecturer to many communication scholars and journalists across the World. One of the pillars of communication at Moshood Abiola Polytechnic (MAPOLY), and a former Dean of School of Communication, Lagos State University (LASU) who has just three year to his retirement.

“HIs death is a terrible blow to the communication community. A huge communication library has just been set ablaze,” Adeola Yusuf write.

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