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UNILAG New Vice Chancellor Emerges

Professor Ołuwatoyin Temitayo Ogundipe has emerged the 12th substantive Vice Chancellor of the university of Lagos (UNILAG).
According to a statement made available by the information unit of th university, three candidates that contested were: Professor Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, Professor Olukayode Amund, and Professor Ayodeji Olukoju. Among the three contestants, Ogundipe coincidentally scored the highest mark in the exercise to emerged the substantive Vice-Chancellor of UNILAG.
Professor Ołuwatoyin Temitayo Ogundipe  was born on May 31, 1960. He is a Professor in the Department of Botany and also the Director of Academic Planning at the University of Lagos.

Ogundipe was appointed professor 2002, and gave his inaugural lecture in 2005 six months after the announcement of his professorship titled Botany: Root in the Past, Route to the Future, delivered on the December 21, 2005, at the University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria. Ogundipe is a member of many scientific organisations.

He was an Adjunct Professor to the Department of Biology, Central Michigan University, Michigan.

He has published over 70 research articles in various high profile peer reviewed journals both locally and internationally and has co-authored six reviewed books. He is a three-time co-recipient of the University of Lagos, Faculty of Science Best Researcher Award. He is married and blessed with three children.

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