The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), on Monday, described the death of Prof. Tam David-West as unfortunate, saying that the late professor was a custodian and repository of university culture.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Chairman, University of Ibadan (UI) chapter of the union, Prof. Deji Omole, stated this in Ibadan on Monday while reacting to the death of the late professor.
ASUU also described the late don as a great struggler who believed in one Nigeria and also a supporter of the union, noting that late David-West knew and articulated a clear vision of what a university ought to be.
“Tam David-West was a phenomenal success academically. He was a great struggler who believed in one Nigeria. He had a clear vision of what the university should be. He was a great fellow of our union especially at the branch, who was always ready to assist whenever he was consulted.
“He was actually a custodian of the university culture and tradition. Repository and custodian of the University culture. The union will definitely miss him as he was among the last of the complete scholars,” Prof. Omole stated.
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