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Lagos commissioner’s wife, Prof Ibiyemi, named new LASU VC

Professor Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello has been appointed the new Vice-Chancellor of the Lagos State University LASU).

Professor Ibiyemi is the wife of the state’s Commissioner for Environment, Tunji Bello.

She would be the ninth Vice Chancellor of LASU after a rigorous exercise laced with intrigues and suspense.

Ibiyemi is a Professor of Physiology who had served as Acting Vice Chancellor of the institution before her appointment.

She was born on April 23, 1964 in Lagos.

Ibiyemi attended Anglican Girl Grammar School, Surulere, 1974-1979; Methodist Girls High School, Yaba; Lagos State College of Science and Technology; University of lbadan, 1982-85; University of Lagos 1987 and University of Texas, Health Science Centre, San Antonio, USA, 1994-1998.She was an Assistant Lecturer, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Idi-Araba; Lecturer, 1988; Lecturer 11, 199; Lecturer 1, 1996; Senior Lecturer 1999; Associate Professor 2005; Professor of Physiology, LASU College of Medicine, 2007; Deputy Vice-Chancellor, LASU since 2008, among others.

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