Professor Ibiyemi Olatunji Bello Biography
Professor Ibiyemi Ibilola Olatunji-Bello, born on April 23, is a Nigerian senior lecturer and professor who hails from Lagos State. She had her early education in Surulere, Lagos State, and has held several positions in Nigerian universities. Ibiyemi Olatunji Bello is a well-known scholar who has made an impact in Nigerian Universities.
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Early Life and Education
Professor Ibiyemi Olatunji had her primary education at Anglican Girls’ Primary School, Surulere, from 1970 to 1974.
She proceeded to Lagos Anglican Girls Grammar School, Surulere, between 1974 and 1979 for her secondary education.
She attended Methodist Girls High School, Yaba and Lagos State College of Science and Technology, Ikosi Campus where she did her “A” Level in 1982.
She furthered to the University of Ibadan where she graduated with a BSc (Hons) in Physiology.
She bagged an Msc from the University of Lagos and also PhD in Physiology from the same University.
She also attended a 6-month research training at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio in the US in 1994.
Prof. Ibiyemi Olatunji had worked in different positions having started as an Assistant Lecturer.
She assumed duty as the First Professor of Physiology at Lagos State University College of Medicine on the 2nd of October, 2007.
In the following year, she was elected the Deputy Vice Chancellor for a period of years in the first instance.
On January 27, she was re-elected for a second term as Deputy Vice Chancellor. Professor Yemi Olatunji-Bello was the acting Vice Chancellor of LASU between January 2011 and 31st October, 2011.
In September 2021, Prof. Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello was appointed the new Vice Chancellor of the Lagos State University.
Professor Ibiyemi Olatunji is a Nigerian scholar and professor who has an estimated net worth $2 million.
Ibiyemi is the wife of Lagos State Commissioner for the Environment, Tunji Bello.