Former Nigerian presidential candidate and leading founders of the National Action Council (NAC), Olapade Agoro, has passed away aged 77.
According to a statement released by his family, Olapade died on Sunday morning November 1 in a hospital after a brief illness.
His son, Adebo Agoro in a statement released to newsmen stated:
“It happened around 2:15 am yesterday. He has been ill. He has been at the hospital for about three weeks. He passed on at the hospital where he was receiving treatment. He passed on at a specialist hospital at age 77.”
Late Agoro was born on October 9, 1943 at Ajibabi village, Ibadan to Royal Prince of Atapami Dynasty of Itapa Ijesha, the late Omo-Oba Owa ‘Tapa Joshua Alaba Agoro and his wife the late Mother in Israel Dorcas Oyejola Asabi Agoro.
He attended Enfield Training Centre, College of Technology, Willesden, London and California Western University, University of Ibadan, and later California Coast University ending up with a doctoral degree in Interdisciplinary Engineering.