In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 24th, August, 2020

Feminine Professor Chosen As UNILAG Appearing VC By Faculty’s Senate

Female Professor Chosen As UNILAG Acting VC By School's Senate


Professor Ogunsola


Professor Folasade Ogunsola has been nominated to develop into College of Lagos Senate appearing Vice-Chancellor.


This comes after she secured the best variety of votes within the election held by members of the


She was the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Improvement Providers on the UNILAG earlier than her emergence.


The results of the election obtained by Punch confirmed that she secured 135 of 167 votes.


Prof. Ben Ogbojafor, who was additionally thought-about for the put up by members of the Senate, secured 31 votes.


One void vote was recorded.


They have been nominated on the senate assembly held on Monday.


The assembly was attended by 167 professors.


Chairman of the Senate Emergency Committee, Prof. Chioma Agomo, additionally introduced the outcome to journalists after the election.


The PUNCH earlier reported that the Federal Authorities final week directed the varsity’s Professional-Chancellor and Chairman of Council, Wale Babalakin, and Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, to recuse themselves from official duties, pending the end result of the Particular Visitation Panel arrange by the President, Main Basic Muhammadu Buhari (retd.).


FG had additionally requested UNILAG Senate to reconvene to nominate an appearing VC.


Based on her Wiki quotation, Folasade Tolulope Ogunsola was born in 1958. She is a professor of medical microbiology who makes a speciality of illness management, notably HIV/AIDS.


Ogunsola was additionally an ex-provost of School of Medication, College of Lagos and is reputed as being the primary lady to occupy the place.

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She grew to become the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Improvement Providers) of the establishment since 2017.


“Her analysis areas have been centered on the regulation and administration of viral illnesses, notably HIV.

“She is the principal investigator at AIDS Prevention Initiative in Nigeria (APIN) on the College of Lagos.

“She has additionally been the chairman of An infection Management Committee of Lagos College Instructing Hospital. Moreover, she is the chairman of the Nationwide Affiliation of Schools of Medication in Nigeria.

“In 2018, she expressed concern on illness prevention and management in Nigeria. She recognized poor hygiene and overuse of antibiotics as practices that foster antimicrobial-drug resistance.

“Offering an answer, she maintained that sustained An infection Prevention and Management infrastructure and programmes needs to be constructed round a set of core parts which embody pointers, coaching, surveillance, multimodal methods for implementing IPC, monitoring and analysis amongst others,” the quotation added.


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