With deep sorrow, we inform you of the death of Prof. Samuel Olajide Owolabi which occurred on Saturday 19th May at a hospital in Dar es Salaam.
The late Prof. Owolabi was the Commonwealth Chair in Educational Planning at the Makerere University East African School of Higher Education Studies and Development. He was also the founding editor of the Makerere Journal of Higher Education
Prof. Owolabi also served as Director, School of Postgraduate Studies and Research at Kampala International University (KIU); Deputy Vice-Chancellor, KIU Dar es Salaam Campus; External Examiner, Islamic University in Uganda (IUIU); Tenured Professor of Education and Benevolent Supervisor of Graduate Students.
Funeral arrangements will be communicated to you in due course.
The College of Education and External Studies conveys its sincere condolences to the family, friends and relatives of the deceased. May God rest his soul in eternal peace and may God comfort the family during this trying time.
By Sheila Mwebaze Tindi