Omo Omoruyi, A Political Scholar Par Excellence- Mark



OmoruyiPresident of the Senate, Senator David Mark yesterday lamented the death of University Scholar and former Director- General of the defunct Centre for Democratic Studies ( CDS) Professor Omo Omoruyi whom he described as a political encyclopedia .
Senator Mark, in a reaction to the demise of the elder statesman, said the nation has lost one of the best and fertile minds in politics and academics .
According to him, “Omoruyi was an academic and political giant who was very (versed) in the political history of Nigeria and Africa,” saying that a vacuum has been created with his exit.
He said Nigerians and generations yet unborn would remember Omo Omoruyi as a scholar who was ever ready to offer useful direction especially during difficult times.
Senator Mark urged the government and people of Edo state especially the bereaved family to take solace in the fact that Omoruyi lived an exemplary life worthy of emulation.

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