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MAPOLY alumni pay tribute to Muraino Oso

By Guardian Nigeria
03 July 2023   |   3:19 am
The Moshood Abiola Polytechnic (MAPOLY) Alumni Association, Abeokuta, has mourned the passing of former Deputy Rector and Head of the Mass Communication Department of the institution, Prof. Lai Muraino Oso, saying that the alumni community is filled with profound sadness and grief.

The Moshood Abiola Polytechnic (MAPOLY) Alumni Association, Abeokuta, has mourned the passing of former Deputy Rector and Head of the Mass Communication Department of the institution, Prof. Lai Muraino Oso, saying that the alumni community is filled with profound sadness and grief.

National President of the association, Pastor Ezekiel Obasanya, in a statement, said: “With the demise of Professor Oso, a treasure trove of communication scholarship has been extinguished. Unfortunately, his passing has left us in profound sorrow, but we submit to the will of God. We will miss his outstanding academic insights.

“With a career spanning several decades, Oso stood as one of Nigeria’s foremost communications scholars. His demise has left an irreplaceable void in the realms of academia and communication. His dedication to scholarship and unwavering commitment to nurturing talent will be deeply missed.”

“As the Moshood Abiola Polytechnic Alumni Association, we are determined to uphold his legacy and continue his pursuit of excellence in the field of media and communication studies.”

“Professor Oso, an erudite scholar in the domain of Communications, has left an indelible mark on Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Abeokuta. He will be remembered as one of the earliest academicians who dedicated their efforts to establishing the old Ogun State Polytechnic as a renowned academic institution. His loss is a significant blow to our alumni community,” the statement added.

Meanwhile, the association has vowed to collaborate with relevant stakeholders to immortalise Oso’s legacy through various initiatives, saying:
“During this difficult time, our thoughts and prayers are with the family, loved ones, and the communication profession. We pray that God grants them the fortitude to bear this irreparable loss. May the soul of Prof. Lai Muraino Oso rest in eternal peace.

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