The Students and Staffs of Lautech will never forget Professor R.O.Ayeni who died yesterday, He was a Rare Gem, a Legend, a Friend, a Friend in Need, all students who has lecture under him will always have something positive to say about the great Prof! Adieu Pa!
Here is how punch Nigeria is reporting it.
Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso yesterday lost a rare gem as Professor R.O. Ayeni died after a brief illness at the age young age of 64. (ripe age?)
Professor R.O.Ayeni Background/Achievements
He was Born on the 9th of June, 1948 at Owode-Ketu, Ogun State, Ayeni attended the University of Ife (which is now known as Obafemi Awolowo University) where he obtained a Bachelor of Science in 1973 in Mathematics, and the Cornwell University, United States for a doctoral programme.
Prof. Ayeni was the former President, Mathematical Association of Nigeria. Prof. who was Pioneer Dean, Students Affairs LAUTECH , Chairman, Committee of Deans and Provosts, also chaired the panel set up by the Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council (NERDC) to provide curriculum on Mathematics for primary and secondary schools, which was later transformed into syllabus presently being used by both WAEC and NECO .(He was a great Man)
The Students and Staff of LAUTECH has been posting messages on all the major social media on how they missed the late professor!
May his soul rest in the bosom of the Lord. Amen.
(One Student said, you are in Heaven with God? This has comfort us, we know you are happy there.)