The first Nigerian female Vice Chancellor and a former Vice Chancellor of University of Benin (UNIBEN), Professor Grace Alele-Williams is dead.
She died yesterday at the age of 89.
Born on December 16, 1932, Alele-Williams was a Professor of Mathematics education, who made history to become the first Nigerian female vice chancellor at UNIBEN and first Nigerian woman to receive a doctorate degree.
A report from several sources which confirmed the demise stated that the former female administrator ‘has gone to be with the Lord.’
It also stated that: “The education icon and great Mathematician, Prof. Grace Alele Williams, has gone to be with the Lord. May her soul rest in peace.’’