|Late Prof. Eskor Toyo|
Renowned academic, essayist and human rights activist, Eskor Toyo, is dead.
In a statement released by his family, the late octagenerian died on Monday He died at the age of 86.
Family sources said the octogenarian died on Monday 7th December 2015. He was born in Oron, Akwa Ibom State, in 1929. Mr. Toyo, a professor of Economics and was also a national trustee of the Academic Staff Union of University for about two decades. He had his early education in Oron, Lagos and later in Calabar.
Late Eskor Toyo was vice president of the Nigerian Economic Society,(NES), consultant on economic issues in several Nigerian agencies and the Government of Ghana.