Professor Sophie Oluwole is dead.


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Nigeria has just lost one of it Amazon, Professor Sophie Oluwole, to the cold hands of death Late Professor Sophie, 82 years of age, was on Monday, December 24, reported dead, although details of her death is yet unknown Sophie was the first female doctorate degree holder in philosophy in Nigeria, known to be vocal about the role of women in the field The first female doctorate degree holder in philosophy in Nigeria, Professor Sophie Oluwole, has been reported dead. Professor Sophie was a practitioner of Yoruba philosophy, a way of thinking which originates from the southwestern region in the country, The late Amazon, who died at age 82, was an indigene of Ondo, having been born in the Igbara-Oke, area of the state in 1936. As a feminist, she was famous for being very outspoken about the role of women in both global and African philosophy. Her teachings and works mostly stemmed from the Yoruba school of philosophical thought, which is enshrined in the cultural and religious beliefs of the various parts of the regions.