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Deputy Vice Chancellor, son killed in car crash

23 September 2015, 16:04

Lagos - The Deputy Vice-Chancellor-designate of Fountain University, Osogbo, Prof. Abdul Hakeem Mobolaji, his 14 year old son, Muhammad and four others died in a car crash along the Lagos Ibadan expressway on Sunday evening, New Telegraph reports.

The professor of Econometrics was traveling with his two sons, the late Muhammad and Abdul-Hafiz as well as one of his friend, Abdul-Rasheed Attah, a lawyer, when a commercial bus rammed into his SUV after overtaking another vehicle on the narrow road.

Some occupants of the commercial bus including the driver of the commercial bus died in the crash.

Also Read: Seven killed in Ogun auto crash

Semiu Fasansi, an aide to the Vice-Chancellor of Fountain University, Prof Bashir Raji, said the deceased just bagged his professorship about three months ago and was appointed the Coordina-tor for the Vice-Chancellor, otherwise known as Deputy Vice-Chancellor within the same period.

The late professor and his 14 year old son were on Monday buried in Akinyele Local Government Area, Oyo State.

Read more at New Telegraph

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