|Prof Ola Oloidi, during his lecture at Grillo Pavilion 2012. Pic: c/o Yusuf Grillo Pavilion.|
PROF Ola Oloidi (1944-2020), was an Art historian of great repute at University of Nigeria (UNN), Usukka, Enugu State. His contribution to the enrichment of Africa’s visual culture space will keep enduring. Oloidi died on Monday, November 2, 2020.
Among Oloidi’s many public lectures outside his academia practice was the historic one he delivered at the fourth edition of Yusuf Grillo Pavilion, in April 2012. The event was an edition dedicated to the celebration of Prof Uche Okeke’s art.