Sophie Oluwole, First Nigerian PhD Holder In Philosophy DIes At 83

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Sophie Oluwole is dead

, a professor who is the first to bag a PhD in philosophy as a female is dead.

The Professor of Philosophy, who retired 18 years ago from the Department of Philosophy, , died on Monday.

Born in 1936 in Igbara-oke, , the late Oluwole studied history, geography and philosophy at the University of Lagos. She produced several books on philosophy including Ifa and Orunmila which aimed to correct the Western philosophers that Africans have philosophy.

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