The appointment of Prof. Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello by Gov. Sanwo-Olu as the Vice Chancellor of the Lagos State Univerity was announced on Thursday.
Siggy gives you seven things you most likely did not know about the newly appointed Vice Chancellor :
1. The 57-year-old academic was born on April 23, 1964, in Lagos State.
2. She attended Anglican Girls Grammar School, Surulere, 1974-1979; Methodist Girls High School, Yaba and the Lagos College of Science and Technology.
3. Olatunji-Bello also schooled at the University of Ibadan, 1982-85; University of Lagos, 1987 and University of Texas, Health Science Centre, San Antonio, USA, 1994-1998.
4. She assumed duty as the first professor of Physiology in LASU College of Medicine on the 2nd of October 2007.
5. Professor Olatunji-Bello is known for her brilliant academic work and she has over 53 publications to her credit; excluding papers, she has read at both local and international conferences.
6. She is the wife of the Lagos State Commissioner of Environment and Water Resources, Tunji Bello.
7. With her appointment, she becomes the ninth Vice Chancellor of the state varsity and the second female to occupy the office.