Prof. Femi Odekunle, a member of the Presidential Advisory Committee In opposition to Corruption (PACAC), is lifeless.
Odekunle, 77, was Nigeria’s first Professor of Criminology.
He died on the COVID-19 Isolation Heart in Gwagwalada, Abuja, Tuesday night.
Boss Mustapha, Secretary to the Authorities of the Federation, seemingly made a veiled reference to his demise.
“A superb good friend of this authorities simply handed on at 6:30pm”, the SGF stated on the Presidential Job Drive on COVID-19 briefing.
Odekunle, a graduate of the College of Ibadan in 1968, received his PhD in Sociology and Social Psychiatry from the College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, United States, in 1974.
Odekunle lectured on the Ahmadu Bello College, Zaria in Kaduna, and different universities.
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed shock on the demise.
Buhari, in a press release by his spokesman, Garba Shehu, described Odekunle as a valued good friend and a towering mental big with an impeccable data of his chosen tutorial area.
“His dying could be very saddening. His lasting contributions in addition to his charisma, wit and humorousness will likely be sorely missed by all of us, his mates and associates. Could the Almighty repose his soul,” he stated.