-By: Titus Adeolu ADEKUNLE

The College of Medicine, University of Ibadan was on Friday evening, 28th July, 2018 thrown into mourning with the news of the demise of one of her gems – Professor Oluwasola Olayiwola. The Professor and consultant Histopathologist was said to have died after a period of illness, aged 52.

During his lifetime, he was an astute teacher and intelligent researcher. His dedication to research earned him the Medical & Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria, UCH Chapter Best Researcher of the Year award for 2009. With interest in Gastrointestinal Pathology, he played a role in the study of the pathogenesis of Helicobacter pylori in the development of the various gastro-duodenal conditions.
Indeed, the University community has lost a gem.

May God grant his family the fortitude to bear the loss and may his gentle soul rest in perfect peace.

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