Nigeria’s First Female PhD Holder In Philosophy, Sophie Oluwole Is Dead



African Philosopher Professor who is the first female doctorate degree holder in Philosophy in Nigeria and a practitioner of Yoruba philosophy, Sophie Oluwole is dead.

She studied History, Geography and Philosophy at the University of Lagos.

Her death was confirmed by Professor Muyiwa Falaiye of the University of Lagos.

He revealed that Oluwole died around 8pm on Sunday evening after a protracted illness at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Ikeja.

She was born in 1936 in Igbara-oke, Ondo State, her home state and died at the age of 83.

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