Iyetade Apampa, a daughter of Nigeria’s only Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka has died. She passed on while receiving treatment at the University College Hospital, Ibadan. She was 48.
According to a statement signed on behalf of the family by Jahman Anikulapo, Soyinka’s aide, Iyetade, an “affable, intelligent and sometimes capricious lady struggled with health in recent years.”
It was also contained in the statement that “in spite of this, she greeted everyday with a smile and doted on her two children. She took ill quite suddenly and passed away while being treated at UCH, Ibadan. Iyetade leaves behind two children, both parents, numerous siblings, nieces and nephews.”