Members Mourn As President Of ATOPCON, Niyi Odetoye Dies In Lagos Explosion

TPL Niyi Odetoye

TPL Niyi Odetoye, President of the Association of Town Planning Consultants of Nigeria ( ATOPCON) was one of the casualties of the gas tanker explosion in Lagos on Thursday, Thecitypulsenews reports.

Recall that this medium reports thathe explosion happened around 10.32pm close to Sheraton Hotel when a gas tanker exploded.

Members Mourn As President Of ATOPCON, Niyi Odetoye Dies In Lagos Explosion
TPL Niyi Odetoye

Niyi who would have clocked 47 years on Monday June 21st was a graduate of the Urban and Regional Planning of the Federal University of Technology, Akure. He was a major donor to his Alma Mata including as Sponsor of the Best Studio Design Award (URP).

A former Head of Department of the Urban and Regional Planning Department of FUTA said of Niyi

TPL Niyi Odetoye donated a plasma TV, a DSTV decoder and a satellite dish to URP Department in 2007 during my incumbency as the HOD. URP Department ineluctably became the first academic department in the School of Environmental Technology (SET), nay, FUTA to boast of the afore-enumerated facilities. His benevolent altruism shall remain inerasable in the annals of our supernal Potentate.

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Members Mourn As President Of ATOPCON, Niyi Odetoye Dies In Lagos Explosion
TPL Niyi Odetoye

Beloved by many, Niyi Odetoye is survived by his wife and children.jop.

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