Olapade Agoro
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.
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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.