A former ECOMOG Commander, General Adetunji Idowu Olurin Is Dead.
Olurin reportedly died in LUTH on Saturday morning.
He was aged 76.
General Olurin, of the popular Olurin family in Ilaro Yewa, served Nigeria and ECOWAS in many capacities among which are ECOMOG Commander, Military Administrator of Oyo State, Civilian Administrator of Ekiti State and Chancellor of Nigeria’s first University of Education, TASUED.
Olurin was the Commander, 1st Mechanized Brigade, Minna, GOC, 3rd Armoured Division, Jos.
He has also lectured on peacekeeping at the International Peace Academy, the National War College, and United Nations seminars in Ghana, Nigeria, and Senegal.
Olurin was a recipient of many honours including the United Nations Peace Medal and the Knight Commander of the Humane Order of African Redemption (KCHOAR), Liberia’s highest national honour award. He is an honorary paramount chief of the Republic of Liberia.