By our Reporter
The death of Nigeria’s first Professor of Geography,Professor Akin Mabogunje has been announced.
Until his death,he was a renowned geographer and erudite scholar.
Mabogunje during his life time was Nigeria’s first Professor of Geography and first African President of the International Geographical Union.
Mabogunje was an academic colossus, brilliant town-planning expert and celebrated public servant who was also the pioneer Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of Council, Ogun State University (now Olabisi Onabanjo University), Ago-Iwoye.