Nigerian novelist, Isidore Okpewho has died at the age of 74. The award winning novellist who authored 14 books died in a Binghamton hospital.
Professor Isidore Okpewho lived and taught in Binghamton since 1991. He died of an undislosed illness he had reportedly been battling for a while.
The distinguished odyssey of Prof Isidore Okpewho into academia began in 1964 with a First Class Honours degree in Classics from the University of Landon. As was the tradition in those days, when prominence was accorded scholarship, the eggheads and best brains, like Prof Isidore Okpewho, on graduation, headed straight back to the University for a Career in academics. One is not surprised therefore that this was the first choice of Prof Okpewho having made the best grade on graduation.