UNILAG Elects First Female VC, Prof Folasade Ogunsola

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A Professor of Microbiology at the College of Medicine, Prof Folasade Ogunsola has emerged the first female Vice Chancellor of University of Lagos (UNILAG).

Ogunsola is the first female VC of UNILAG in 60 years.

The development meant that Ogunsola, who is expected to take over from the outgoing VC, Prof. Toyin Ogundipe, next month, would be the first female to occupy the position in the 60-year-old institution.

Ogunsola, the daughter of the late eminent geographer, Prof. Akin Mabogunje, has served the university in various capacities.

She was at a time the Provost of the College of Medicine in Idi Araba, Lagos and also served as a deputy vice chancellor to Ogundipe.

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