Nigeria’s National Anthem co-author, Prof. Babatunde Ogunnaike has been reported dead, the Chemical Engineer and statistician died at age of 65.
The Ijebu Igbo, Ogun State-born was one of five citizens whose words and phrases were combined to form the nation’s anthem.
Ogunnaike’s demise was confirmed to newsmen on Tuesday by notable Nigerian educationist and publisher, Gbenro Adegbola.
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