The first Nigerian female Vice-Chancellor at the University of Benin, Edo State, and first Nigerian woman to receive a Doctorate, Prof. Grace Alele-Williams, has reportedly died.
Sources and members of the Whatsapp Group having prominent Itsekiri ethnic group to which Professor Alele-Williams belong to, dropped the hint of her death.
“The Education icon and great Mathematician, Prof. Grace Alele Williams, has gone to be with the Lord. May her soul rest in peace”, the post by one Femi Uwawah, claimed.
Details of her death-where when and how- have yet to be formally announced by the family.
Alele-Williams was born on December 16, 1932.