Oluwo Mourns the Passing of Chief Oluremi Atanda (OFR), Ẹkẹta of Iwoland

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Oluwo Mourns the Passing of Chief Oluremi Atanda (OFR), Ẹkẹta of Iwoland

The Oluwo of Iwoland, Oba Adewale Akanbi, expressed deep sorrow over the demise of Chief Oluremi Atanda, known as Ẹkẹta of Iwoland.

Chief Oluremi Atanda, a distinguished academic luminary and a beacon of merit for Iwoland, breathed his last, leaving behind a legacy of service and dedication.

Oluwo Mourns the Passing of Chief Oluremi Atanda (OFR), Ẹkẹta of Iwoland

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Throughout his illustrious life, Chief Oluremi Atanda exemplified patriotism and commitment to Iwoland. As the immediate past President of the Iwo Board of Trustees (IBOT), his leadership was instrumental in shaping the trajectory of Iwo’s development.

Oluwo extended condolences to Chief Atanda’s bereaved family and the entire Iwoland community. Recognizing the irreplaceable void left by his passing, Ọba Adéwálé Akanbi expressed optimism about the ability of Chief Atanda’s children to carry on his noble legacy.

Oluwo Mourns the Passing of Chief Oluremi Atanda (OFR), Ẹkẹta of Iwoland

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In recognition of his global impact, Chief Atanda’s contributions extended beyond Nigeria’s borders. As a world-renowned Geneticist and Plant Breeder, he served as the World Coordinator of Cocoa Geneticists and Breeders from 1975 to 1977, leaving an indelible mark on agricultural science.

Chief Oluremi Atanda was not only a distinguished scientist but also a recipient of Nigeria’s Order of the Federal Republic (OFR), a testament to his significant contributions to the nation’s advancement.

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