Ekiti born renowned Mathematician, Dr. FAGBOHUN, Abraham Babatope is dead
The deceased, who hailed from Usi Ekiti died on the 20th of March, 2023 at the age of 81
Born on July 27, 1941, the young Fagbohun obtained MSc. (Mathematics) from the Peoples’ Friendship University, USSR, in 1973 and Ph.D (Mathematical Statistics) from University College, Swansea, Wales, in 1978.
The research interest of Dr. A. B. Fagbohun was in the area of Stochastic processes applied to biological and time series models. He has many peer-review journal articles to his credit.
He thought Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Ife, now Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, where he rose to the rank of Reader. before he retired from active service from the University.
After bowing out of active service Ife, Dr Fagbhoun had a stint at Bowen University, Iwo, in Osun State, where he was appointed Head of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics on the 1st of February, 2013 and served in that capacity until the 31st of July same year.
He is survived by wife, Mrs Mary Olufunke Fagbohun(Née Agbeyo), children and grandchildren.
Burial arrangement will be announced later.