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Former Oyo Military Governor, Gen Olurin, Is Dead

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A former navy governor of Oyo State, Normal Adetunji Idowu Olurin (retd.), is useless.

The septuagenarian, born on December 3, 1944, was an indigene of Ilaro, in Ogun State.



A household supply who doesn’t need his identify talked about knowledgeable Tribune On-line that Olurin died on the Lagos College Instructing Hospital (LUTH).

Particulars about his dying had been nonetheless sketchy on the time of submitting this report.

Olurin had his major training at Christ Church College, Ilaro from 1951 -54; St. Paul’s College, Odo-Ona, Ibadan, 1955-57 and Native Authorities Authority Fashionable College, 1958.

He additionally attended Egbado School, Ilaro, 1959-64, Technical School (now The Polytechnic), Ibadan, 1966.

Olurin, a former governorship candidate of the Individuals’s Democratic Occasion in Ogun State, attended the Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna, 1967-70; College of Infantry, Quetta, Pakistan,1973; Military Command and Employees School, Jaji, 1977-78.

He was additionally on the Nationwide Institute for Coverage and Strategic Research, Kuru, 1989. He was appointed Battalion Commander, 1970-71; Brigade Main 1972-74; Teacher, Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna, 1974; Defence Adviser, Nigerian Excessive Fee India, 1975-77.

Olurin was Normal Employees Officer I, Operations, Military Headquarters, Lagos, 1980-82; Colonel Normal Employees, Nigerian College of Infantry, 1982; Deputy Commandant, Nigerian Military College of Infantry, 1983-84; Commander, I Mechanised Infantry Brigade, 1984-85; appointed Army Governor, OyoState, 1985- 88; Director of Logistics, Nigerian Military Headquarters, Lagos, August 1988 – January 1989; Handed StaffCollege (PSC), 1978; Nationwide Ornament: Forces Service Star (1155); Overseas Ornament: United Nations Peace Medal (UNIFIL), 1979;

He was married to Kehinde Oyeleye in 1975, with two sons.

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