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BREAKING NEWS: First Female Vice Chancellor Of A Nigerian University, Professor Grace Alele-Williams Is Dead.

Prof. Grave Williams.

The death of the first Vice Chancellor of a Nigerian University and former VC of the University of Benin, Prof. Grace Alele-Williams has passed onto glory.

The First female VC in Nigeria just passed on. She was a great woman. Speaker per excellence, a role model to women and a pride to the educational system in Nigeria.

Prof. was born in 1932 in Warri, Delta state, attended Government school, Warri, Queen's College, Lagos and the University College of Ibadan (now University of Ibadan). 

She obtained a master's degree in mathematics while teaching at Queen's School, Ede in Osun State in 1957 and her PhD degree in mathematics education at the University of Chicago (U.S.) in 1963, thereby making her the first Nigerian woman to be awarded a doctorate degree.

She died at age 89. May her gentle soul rest in perfect peace. 

 

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