First Nigerian president of Baptist Seminary, Ogbomoso, Prof Imasogie dies

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Late Professor Imasogie

First Nigerian president of the Nigerian Baptist Theological Seminary (NBTS), Ogbomoso and who was former President of the Nigerian Baptist Convention (NBC), is dead.
Rev’d Professor Osadolor Imasogie died today.
This was contained in a press release by the President of the Nigerian Baptist Convention (NBC), Rev’d Dr Israel Akanji.
‘It is with mixed feelings but also with gratitude to God that l announce the home call to glory of our legend, sage, philosopher, theologian, academic and great servant of God and God’s general of international reputation, Professor Osadolor Imasogie, President Emeritus of the Nigerian Baptist Theological Seminary, Ogbomoso, and former President, Nigerian Baptist Convention, who has just gone to be with the Lord today, Tuesday, January 25, 2022.”
Professor Imasogie succeeded Reverend Dr.C.F. Whirley as Principal (later President) of the Seminary in 1979. Rev’d Professor Yusuf Ameh Obaje took over from him in 1993.
Professor Imasogie served the Baptist denomination in various other capacities both nationally and internationally.

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