Reports have it that the former vice-chancellor, University of Ibadan, Emeritus Prof. Ayo Banjo, is dead. He was aged 90.
A source in the university confirmed his demise to men of the press.

The don died early morning, Friday, May 24.

The ace academic celebrated his 90th birthday on May 2nd.
Renowned for his contributions to the development of the English Language curriculum in Nigeria and the promotion of Nigerian varieties of English, Banjo is the former Chairman of the Board of the National Universities Commission

He was Pro-Chancellor of the Universities of Port Harcourt, Ilorin, and Ajayi Crowther.

Banjo’s scholarly contributions include over 50 publications and widely used textbooks in primary and secondary education.

May 24, 2024

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