NMS Mourns The Death of Second Female Professor of Mathematics in Nigeria

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With gratitude to God the Nigerian Mathematics community announces the passing on unto glory of the Second Female Professor of Mathematics in Nigeria - Professor Folake Oyepegba Akinpelu of the Department of Pure and Applied Mathematics,

Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso where she was a past Head of Department.


She died after a brief illness on Thursday 14th January, 2021 at the age of 57. She was the Second Occupier of the Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye Endowed Chair of Mathematics at the University of Lagos. Also, she was the Vice-President of the Nigerian Women in Mathematics. She is survived by her husband and two children. May her soul rest in perfect peace.

Professor Folake Oyepegba Akinpelu


Jan 15, 2021 Category: General Posted by: nms
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