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Saturday, May 7, 2022

Composer of the National Youth Service Corps anthem, Wole Adetiran, is dead

Information reaching Kossyderrickent has it that The composer of the National Youth Service Corps anthem, Wole Adetiran, is dead. (Read More Here).

The PUNCH learnt that the 74-year-old died on Friday evening.

The Ogun State NYSC Coordinator, Dr Belinda Faniyi, also confirmed the news to our correspondent, stating that she was about to inform the Director-General about the news.

“The LGI just informed me (about the death) so I’ll let DG know,” she said.

Adetiran’s death has also been announced in multiple Facebook groups of the Celestial Church of Christ, as he held the post of National Music Director before his death.

The 74-year-old was in July 2021 visited by the NYSC Director-General, Ibrahim Shuaibu, at his house in Ibafo, Obafemi-Owode Local Government Area of Ogun State.

Adetiran had served as the Head of Music Department of The Polytechnic, Ibadan, between 2003 and 2007 before his retirement from the institution in 2008.

Last year, NYSC Director-General Brig.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim led a high-powered delegation of the scheme to the residence of Adetiran at Ibafo in Obafemi-Owode Local Government Area of Ogun and pledged that Adetiran’s photograph would be conspicuously placed in the newly-built NYSC museum in Abuja.

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