Renowned Virologist, Prof David Olaleye is dead

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A renowned Virologist and teacher at the University of Ibadan (UI), Professor David Olaleye is dead.

He was a member of the Oyo State COVID-19 Task Force formed in March 2020.

Governor Seyi Makinde described the death as a massive loss to Nigeria, the academia and Oyo.

He condoled with the family, the University College Hospital and the University of Ibadan community.

Makinde said Olaleye served the state and humanity to the best of his abilities, providing expert guidance in the aspect of Virology to the Task Force.

The deceased was the head of the Clinical Virology Laboratory, which served the purpose of conducting COVID-19 tests.

“He was ever so passionate about the State overcoming the COVID-19 pandemic and the success recorded so far in the fight against the virus can be credited to individuals like Professor Olaleye”, Makinde noted.

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The governor prayed God to grant mourners the fortitude to bear the loss and repose the soul of the departed.

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