SODIPO,Prof Olubi John

Born October 15, 1935





The first professor in African philosophy and served as First Head of Department of Philosophy. He became the first Vice Chancellor for the Ogun State University
Gender: Male
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  • Married
Name of Spouse Florence Oyedokun Oworu
State of Origin: Ogun
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Mrs Simbo Odusola; Oyedokun Olubi-Sodipo

Profession University lecturer
Working Experience Sodipo lectured in philosophy at the University of Lagos from 1966, and taught at the Obafemi Awolowo University from 1968 to 1982, Dean of the Faculty of Arts, the Chairman of the college of Humanities at the University of Ife
Previous Appointments:

pioneer Vice Chancellor of the then Ogun State University (now Olabisi Onabanjo University)

Remo Secondary School, Sagamu, 1948–53, the University of Ibadan, 1956–1960, and at the Durham University, England, 1961–1964,

editor of Second Order: An African Journal of Philosophy

He founded “Second Order” the first International Journal of Philosophy in Black Africa. The solid academic foundation he laid for philosophy at Ife remained solid till today.

December 4, 1999
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