Prof. Felicia Adebola Adeyoyin, the Author of Nigeria’s National Pledge has been allegedly confirmed dead. Prof. Felicia Adebola Adeyoyin died at the age of 83.

The Foundation for Investigate Journalism on Monday, confirmed that Prof. Felicia Adebola Adeyoyin gave up the ghost on Saturday, May 1 after a brief illness.

The educationists who obtained her PhD in 1981 from the University of Lagos. Prof. Felicia Adebola Adeyoyin, was a former lecturer at the University of Lagos. Naija News understands that Prof. Felicia Adebola Adeyoyin wrote the National Pledge in the year 1976, July 15 precisely.

She was propelled to write the pledge following questions by her children who had been used to reciting the Oath of Allegiance while in school in New York, and the State Pledge in Achimota School, Ghana.


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