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Femi Adesina Loses Sister In Auto Crash

Posted: Dec 28, 2015 at 10:42 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)


The Special Adviser on Media to President Muhammadu Buhari, Mr. Femi Adesina, is bereaved.

He lost an elder sister, Prof. Foluke Ogunleye, who was also former Head of Department of Dramatic Arts at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, on Sunday in a ghastly motor accident.

It was gathered that the accident occurred while the lecturer was coming from Ibadan to Lagos.

Confirming her death to our correspondent on the telephone, the Public Relations Officer of the university, Mr. Abiodun Olanrewaju said she was a lecturer in the Dramatic Arts Department and she hailed from Ipetumodu in Osun state.

Late Ogunleye

Late Ogunleye

Late Ogunleye headed the Department of Dramatic Arts of OAU from 2006 till 2009.

Ogunleye, who is popular for writing the plays, Nest In a Cage and Jabulile delivered her inuagural lecture early last year, about three decades after Prof. Wole Soyinka delivered his in the department.

She was also the Executive Director, Ife International Film Festival of OAU before the unfortunate road mishap took her life.