*Professor Tal-Hatu Kolapo Hamzat's Memorial

*Professor Tal-Hatu Kolapo Hamzat's Memorial max-h-[350px]

It is with deep sadness we share this memorial click to open~ SITE  was created in memory of our loved one, Tal-Hatu Hamzat, 52 years old, born on June 15, 1970, and passed away on January 11, 2023. We will remember him forever.

It is with a great sense of loss and sadness we are writing this concerning one of our most brilliant and beloved Physiotherapist, an erudite scholar and Professor of Neurological Physiotherapy.

Prof Tal-Hatu Kolapo Hamzat is a man with many hats, ebullient, sound, cheerful and scholarly. A fine-bred and charming family man who was born on June 15, 1970 in Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria. He graduated as a Physiotherapist from the University of Ibadan in 1994, proceeded to have his Master's and PhD in 1998 and 2001 respectively.

On February 6, 2014 at the prestigious Trenchard hall of the University of Ibadan, he delivered his inaugural lecture as a Professor of Neurophysiotherapy titled “From ward to ward: The Neurophysiotherapist as a Returning Officer”. Which was such a great time of pride for the profession and the second in the history of the Premier University.

He was a highly iNSPired Physiotherapist until his death, a Fellow of the African Academy of Sciences (FAAS) and a distinguished 

Fellow of the Physiotherapy Postgraduate College of Nigeria (FPPC Neurol). He has a plethora of awards and publications to his credits. He's a mentor to many, a Father figure and a voice of reasoning in the health space.

He will be buried today by 4:00 pm according to Islamic rites. There will be prayers for him at University College Hospital Central Mosque by 3.30pm.

Internment will take place at Oke-Offa Ibadan after the prayers.

May his soul continue to rest in peace ️

We will miss you sir.

Dr Nina Nnenna, CHIGBO PT

President (On behalf of the National Executive Council, Nigeria Society of Physiotherapy).