Just In: RCCG Assistant GO Is Dead
Prof. Folagbade Aboaba, an Assistant General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), has died at the age of 90.
He passed away on Monday morning, following a brief illness.
Pastor Enoch Adeboye, the church’s General Overseer, was said to be one of Aboaba’s closest allies.
Prof Folarin Alonge, national chairman of the Nigeria Institute of Agricultural Engineers, confirmed his demise in a statement.
The statement reads: “One of our Fathers in the profession, Prof. Fola Aboaba, has gone home. He was a Professor of Professors of Professors.
“Prof Folagbade Olajide Aboaba was an Emeritus Professor of Agricultural Engineering at University of Ibadan and the Pioneering Dean of the Faculty of Technology (1976-1982). I was privileged to be taught by him at both undergraduate and Masters class. He was a mentor to several people and professors.
“He was the Executive Secretary of Committee of Vice Chancellors of Nigerian Universities (1992-1998). He was the founding Pro Chancellor of Redeemers University (2005-2013). He was the Chairman of Governing Council of Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi (FIIRO), Lagos (1976-1979).
“He died at the age of 90.