Former Oyo Military Governor, Gen Olurin, Is Dead

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

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

Former Oyo Military Governor, Gen Olurin, Is Dead 2

A household supply who doesn’t need his title talked about knowledgeable Tribune Online that Olurin died on the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH).

Details about his loss of life had been nonetheless sketchy on the time of submitting this report.

Olurin had his main training at Christ Church School, Ilaro from 1951 -54; St. Paul’s School, Odo-Ona, Ibadan, 1955-57 and Local Government Authority Modern School, 1958.

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

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

He was additionally on the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru, 1989. He was appointed Battalion Commander, 1970-71; Brigade Major 1972-74; Instructor, Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna, 1974; Defence Adviser, Nigerian High Commission India, 1975-77.

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

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

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Former Oyo Military Governor, Gen Olurin, Is Dead

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