Just in ! Author of famous play ” Incorruptible Judge ” Prof Olagoke  is dead 

Retired Professor  of English and English Literature  and Former Dean of Faculty of Arts, Prof David Olagoke passed away earlier today Saturday,29th October,2022 at his  Ayegbaju Ekiti county home  at the ripe age of 92.
The  renowned author who wrote the famous play, The Incorruptible Judge    obtained  his  Ph.D in Applied Linguistics from the Prestigious University of London.
Olagoke was born around 1930 in  Aiyegbaju Ekiti. He attended  Methodist Boys’High School, Lagos, 1945-50, University College, Ibadan, 1954-57, Institute of Education, University of London, 1957-58, University of Colchester, Essex, 1967-68; and University of London, 1983-85.
He was appointed and served as  Education Officer at King’s College, Lagos from 1958-60; Principal Lisabi Grammar School, Abeokuta, 1961-68.
Was later appointed Lecturer II/I, University of Lagos, 1968-76; Senior Lecturer, 1976-84; Associate Professor of English University of Lagos, 1984-87; Professor of English and Dean of Arts, Ondo State University, Ado-Ekiti November 1987 and retired in 2004 .
Olagoke who was  a  Longman Research Fellow, University College, London University, 1973-74  authored many plays including ; The Incorruptible Judge, Longman, Evans, 1962; Irokoman and the Woodcaver, London, Evans, 1963; Hakimu Nwadilifu, A Swahili translation of the Incorruptible Judge, Evans; and  Death in the Forest, University Press, Ibadan, 1983;
He was married to Patricia Olajumoke Ayeni in  1960 and the union was blessed  three sons and two daughters

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