The Tai Solarin University of Education (TASUED) announces with deep sorrow the passing of Professor Abiodun Ojo,a Professor of Programme Evaluation.
Ojo passed away after a brief illness at the University College Hospital Ibadan.

Professor Ojo’s dedication to Education spanned decades. He joined the then Ogun State College of Education, Ijagun in 1980 as a Lecturer III. He played a pivotal role in the institution’s transition to a University , serving as the Chairman of the Governing Council Committee and the first Director of the Centre for Part-Time and External Programme (CEPEP).

Professor Ojo’s leadership qualities were recognized throughout his career. He served as the pioneer Provost of Tai Solarin College of Education, Omu-Ijebu for eight years. Additionally, he held prestigious positions like Chairman of the Committee of Provosts for the 48 state Colleges of Education and member of the Governing Board of the Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria. He also served as Director of TASUED Ventures and Chairman of the Governing Council at Adesun Ogundoyin Polytechnic, Eruwa, Oyo State.

At the time of his passing, Professor Ojo was on sabbatical appointment with Archdeacon Alayande University of Education, Oyo. He was due to retire from the services of the University in December 2024, upon attaining the age of 70 years.

Professor Oluwole Banjo, the Vice-Chancellor, extends heartfelt condolences to the deceased family and the entire TASUED Community. May the Almighty accept Professor Ojo’s return for eternal rest.

Dapo Oke, FCIA
University Registrar.