Ibadan – Africa’s first professor of Neurology-physiotherapy, Kolapo Hamzat has died at the age of 53.
Hamzat, a native of Ibadan, died in the early hours of Wednesday, January 11.
He was born on June 15, 1970.
Professor, Tal-hatu Kolapo HAMZAT during his lifetime was the first African Neuro-Physiotherapy Professor
The Provost College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Prof. Olayinka Omigbodun announced his death in a statement on Wednesday.
“With Deep Sorrow but total submission to the will of God, I announce the passing of Professor Tal-hatu Kolapo HAMZAT, of the Department of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Clinical Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan (CoMUI).
“I received information early this morning from both the Deputy Provost, Professor A.F Adeniyi and the Acting Head of Physiotherapy, Dr. Adesola C. Odole.
“We will provide more information to the CoMUI Community as events unfold.
“Let us pray for comfort for his wife, children and loved ones and seek God for mercy at this time of much sorrow,” Omigbodun said in the statement.(vitalnewsngr.com)