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Breaking: Lagos GAC Member, Prof. Tunde Samuel Dies



A member of the Governor’s Advisory Council (GAC) in Lagos All Progressives Congress (APC), Professor Tunde Samuel is dead. He died on Wednesday night.

Samuel was born to the family of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Edun on 26th October 1948.

He was one of the founding fathers of the Lagos State University both as a member of the Implementation Committee and two-time members of the Provisional Government Council.

He was the Pioneer Provost of Micheal Otedola College of Primary Education (MOCPED) Noforija, Epe, Lagos State between 1994 and 2002 and also Special Adviser on Education to Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu, when he was Governor of Lagos State.

Samuel assisted former Governor Tinubu in several capacities, in conferences, seminars, workshops, and national awards in Nigeria and Diaspora.

He worked concurrently with Professor Babs Fafunwa in his Educational Foundation Programmes in developing the Human Resource Experts for Productivity and Effectiveness.

He was also the founding father of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State and Nigeria, which his apex leader is Asiwaju Tinubu and Hon. Adaranijo of Agege Constituency.

He was a member of Cherubim and Seraphim of St. Moses Orimolade Tunolase (Ajagunmokadi) which had been his refuge and strength in the days of trouble.

Prof. Samuel produced many scholars in the fold and also in the academic world.

They include former Chairman Lagos State Universal Board (LASUBEB) Dr. Ganiyu Oluremi Shopeyin, late Associate Professor Samuel Taiwo Akinyemi. Dr. (Mrs) Ahunnaye, Dr. Iyiomo Akinrotimi Oyetakin, Dr. Ofem Igot Bassey, Associate Professor Latifat Yahya to mention but a few.


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