A former Military Administrator of Oyo State, Brigadier General Adetunji Idowu Olurin (rtd) is dead.
He died on Friday at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital after a brief illness, a statement signed by the Olurin family said.
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Here facts you need to know about former military Governor Of Oyo State, Olurin
- Adetunji Idowu Ishola Olurin mni (born December 3, 1944.
- General Adetunji Idowu Olurin is reportedly dead at 78.
- Tunji Olurin was born at Ilaro to the Chief M. A. O. Olurin, the Agoro of Ilaro, and Madam Abigail Fola Olurin.
- He was a retired one-star general in the Nigerian Army who was a former military Governor of Oyo State and Field Commander of ECOMOG Peacekeeping Force in Liberia from 1992 to 1993 during the First Liberian Civil War. NGNEWS247.COM
- Olurin is a member of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Nigeria. He was administrator of Ekiti State from October 8, 2006 until April 27, 2007.
- He was educated at Egbado College (now Yewa College), and attended the Technical College, Ibadan (now Ibadan Polytechnic) in 1966. He became a trainee at the Times Press in Apapa, Lagos .
- Olurin enrolled into the Nigerian Army in 1967 as an officer cadet of the 3rd Regular Course where he obtained his NDACE (Nigerian Defence Academic of Education) and was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the Nigerian Army in March, 1970.
- He was Deputy Defence Adviser to the Nigerian High Commission in India (1975–1978) with the rank of major.
- In 2006, he was appointed the Chancellor of the First University of Education in Nigeria, TASUED by Governor Gbenga Daniel of Ogun State.
- Olurin died earlier in the day of an undisclosed illness at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi Araba, Lagos.
- The late Brig.-Gen Olurin is survived by his wife, Mrs Kehinde Olurin, two sons Babatunde and Olumide Olurin, daughter-in-law, Fehintola Olurin and grandson Demilade Olurin.