President Muhammadu Buhari has joined family and friends of Babatunde Ogunnaike, a Professor of more than 25 years and Dean of Engineering at Delaware University, in mourning the departure of the scholar and administrator.
President Buhari notes that Ogunnaike, who contributed significantly to the lines of the National Anthem, showed his patriotism and dedication to the wellbeing of the nation in the living words that daily reinforce the faith and spirit of Nigerians.
As a scholar and administrator, the President affirms that the long hours of research, spanning into years, enhanced knowledge and understanding, and prepared generations for greater works.
President Buhari prays that the Almighty God will receive the soul of Prof.
Ogunnaike and comfort his family.
President Buhari mourns composer of National Anthem