Professor Folasade Ogunsola becomes the first female and 13th substantive Vice Chancellor of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) by the governing council of the institution at the end of the special meeting of council Friday.
Ogunsola, succeeds the outgoing VC, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe. Her appointment is for five years with effect from Saturday, November 12, 2022 to Thursday, November 11, 2027. This comes at a time the school is celebrating its 60th anniversary.
Born in 1958, Ogunsola holds a PhD in Medical Microbiology, an MSc in Medical Microbiology with Distinction, and a Diploma in Biomedical Techniques from the University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff.
She is a fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists, West African College of Physicians, National Postgraduate Medical College in Pathology, Nigerian Academy of Science, and Foundation Fellow of both the Nigerian Academy of Medicine and the Academy of Medicine Specialties.