Who was Professor Soyinka’s brother, Femi, and what was his cause of death?: Professor Femi Soyinka died at the age of 85, according to reports. The news has been coming from the science world as the brother of a Nobel Laureate and a Professor of Comparative Literature, Wole Soyinka has passed away. Professor Femi Soyinka was also renowned in the world of science and his passing has left many people feeling tragic. Follow UptoBrain.com For More Updates
Who was Professor Soyinka’s brother, Femi?
Professor Femi was also the former Provost of the College of Health Sciences at the Obafemi Awolowo University and has crossed the 85-year age mark. The news of his passing away was received on Tuesday amidst all chaos.
Professor Femi’s family has issued a statement which is also signed by his son, Ayodele Soyinka that states that Femi died early on the day of Tuesday. He was at his home in Kukumada Village, Ibadan, Oyo State.
Professor Soyinka’s brother, Femi Death Cause
Professor Femi had attained a medical degree in the subject of Medicine and Surgery (MBChB). He completed the degree from the University of Heidelberg in 1964. He has also been working in academics for more than 30 years and has held many important positions ranging from the Chief Medical Director to the Dean of Faculty of Health Sciences and the Provost of the College of Health Sciences of Obafemi Awolowo University in Nigeria.
Femi Soyinka was born in 1937. He had also received a degree in Medicine (MD) from Heidelberg University in 1965. He was also a specialist and a practitioner of Dermatology, Venereology, and Allergology from Giessen University in 1969. In 1972, he also obtained a Master’s degree in the subject of Public Health from Hadassah Medical School in Israel.
Femi Cause of Death Revealed
He had also worked in the research that is extensively based on Tropical Skin Diseases and S3xually transmitted infections which has also partnered with the Federal Government, International Donor Agencies, and organizations including the World Bank, DFID, The British Council, and UNDP.
Professor Femi has also excelled in various researches which have been in the field of HIV Aids and have also worked as a Consultant in many international and local agencies.
Femi has also had initiatives such as the Ambassador of Hope program in Nigeria that pushed the people that have been suffering from HIV Aids to speak up. This was to bring awareness to the public related to the disease. This came to be at a time when people had lesser knowledge and more belief in superstitions.
He was a really good man who worked for the betterment of society as a whole even though he was related to fields of science.
The statement reads that The family of Soyinka of the Ake/Isara, Ogun state, has announced that their father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother, and professor has passed away early on Tuesday, June 14.