Emotions ran high as the late Professor Lai Oso was laid to rest on Friday in his hometown of Sagamu, Ogun State.
Prof. Oso, a distinguished professor at the School of Communications and Media Studies, Lagos State University, tragically lost his life in a car accident on the Ore-Sagamu expressway on Saturday, June 24, 2023….Continue Reading>>>
The accident occurred as he was returning from Delta State University, where he had been serving as an external examiner for Ph.D. students.
During the burial ceremony, attendees expressed their admiration for Prof. Oso, considering him an icon and a compassionate individual who led a life of great influence.
In his sermon, Apostle Lawrence Achudume, the General Overseer of Victory Life Church, emphasized the importance of considering the future and making wise choices. He encouraged the congregation to be mindful of the consequences of their actions and decisions in shaping their tomorrows.
He said, “Prof. Oso lived his life for us all. He had the opportunity to make money but he allowed self-contentment to be his watchword.
“A man contented and satisfied in little but doing good to all. As for him, Oso whose burial attracted hundreds of well-wishers around the globe for the four days his rites of passage lasted, will be long remembered for living for others, giving all he has to make students, friends, widows, and all those who come across him better beings.”
The International Press Centre has restated the significant contributions made by the late Prof. Lai Oso to the advancement of communication and mass media in Nigeria.
While paying tribute to the late professor in a statement signed by the IPC’s Communications Officer Olutoyin Ayoade, on Friday, he quoted the Executive Director of the center, Mr Lanre Arogundade, as saying that “Professor Oso was a scholar who encouraged others to become scholars. He constantly explored new frontiers of knowledge and was never tired of writing.”
Arogundade added, “It was his thirst for research tht made him extremely knowledgeable in different areas of Mass Media and communication….Continue Reading>>>
Support Gistnub.com.ng , hold up solutions journalism
Balanced, fearless journalism driven by data comes at huge financial costs.
As a media platform, we hold leadership accountable and will not trade the right to press freedom and free speech for a piece of cake.
If you like what we do, and are ready to uphold solutions journalism, kindly donate to the Gistnub.com.ng cause.
Your support would help to ensure that citizens and institutions continue to have free access to credible and reliable information for societal development.
Account Name:_Yusuff Saheeed Olamilekan
Bank Name:_Sterling Bank