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Professor Ibiyemi Olatunji Bello Biography, Wikipedia, Husband, Age, Net Worth, Facts


is University’s new Vice Chancellor. Her appointment followed a recommendation by LASU’s Joint Committee of Council and Senate in accordance with the LASU Law, Cap 169 Vol 7, Lagos State Laws.

Professor Ibiyemi Olatunji Bello Wikipedia, Profile

Real Name

Ibiyemi Olatunji Bello

Popular Name

Prof. Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello


57 years at 2021

Date of Birth

23rd April 1964


Tunji Bello





State of Origin

Lagos state

professor ibiyemi olatunji bello biography

Prof. Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello was born in Lagos on 23 April 1964 into the family of Chief and Mrs Eniola Ibidapo, originally from Owo in Ondo State.

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Professor Ibiyemi Olatunji Bello

Prof. Yemi Olatunji Bello is happily married to Tunji Bello, a journalist and lawyer who served two terms as Lagos State Commissioner for the Environment, whom she met during their undergraduate years at the University of Ibadan. They have three children.

Professor Ibiyemi Olatunji Bello Educational

She attended Anglican Girls Primary School in Surulere from 1970 to 1974 and Lagos Anglican Girls Grammar School in Surulere from 1974 to 1979. Prof. Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello then attended Methodist Girls High School in Yaba and Lagos State College of Science and Technology, Ikosi Campus, where she earned her “A” level diploma in 1982.

She attended the University of Ibadan from 1982 to 1985, earning a BSc (Hons) in Physiology. She earned an MSc in 1987 from the University of Lagos (Physiology). She earned a PhD in Physiology from the University of Lagos in 1998, following a six-month research fellowship at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, Texas, in 1994. Biography of Prof. Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello

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Professor Ibiyemi Olatunji Bello Career

She progressed through the ranks of Assistant Lecturer (1988-1991), Lecturer II (1991–1996), Lecturer I (1996–1999), Senior Lecturer (1999–2005), and Associate Professor (2005–October 1, 2007) at the University of Lagos, Idiaraba’s College of Medicine. On October 2, 2007, she began her tenure as the First Professor of Physiology at Lagos State University College of Medicine. The following year, she was elected Deputy Vice Chanecllor for a two-year term.

Professor Yemi Olatunji-Bello was re-elected to a second term as Deputy Vice-Chancellor on January 27, 2011. Between January 2011 and October 31, 2011, she served as acting Vice Chancellor of LASU.

Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello has held a variety of administrative and professional positions at UNILAG and LASU. Between 2000 and 2003, she served as Chairman of the Biomedical Communications Management Committee and as a member of the Medical Education Committee. From 1999 to 2004, she served as an elected member of the Academic Board of the College of Medicine of the University of Lagos (CMUL). From June 2001 to September 2007, she was a member of the Medilag Consult of the University of Lagos College of Medicine and a member of the University of Lagos Women Society Nursery School Board from December 2000 to March 2005. Until her election as LASU’s first female Deputy Vice Chancellor, she served as the department’s first substantive head.

She is named the ninth Vice Chancellor of LASU following a gruelling process fraught with intrigue and suspense.

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Professor Ibiyemi Olatunji Bello Awards

Prof. Olatunji-Bello has received numerous academic fellowships and awards, including the following:

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  • The Physiological Society has awarded a travel award to attend the Joint International Meeting of The Physiological Society and the Federation of European Physiological Societies, which will be held at the University of Bristol from July 20th to 23rd, 2005. 
  • SIDA (Swedish International Development Agency) sponsored a travel award to attend the Pan-African Conference on Information Technology for the Advancement of Nutrition in Africa in Nairobi, Kenya, from July 21 to 25, 2002. 
  • Pfizer Specialties Ltd is co-sponsoring the Pan-African Conference on Information Technology for the Advancement of Nutrition in Africa, which will take place in Nairobi, Kenya, from July 21 to 25, 2002. 
  • SIDA (Swedish International Development Agency) fellowship to attend Global Nutrition 2000 (Advanced International Training Program, Uppsala, Sweden) at the Department of Medical Sciences and Nutrition, University of Uppsala, Sweden, from February 28 to March 31, 2000. 
  • Following up in Kenya from October 21st to October 30th, 2000 in order to award a Certificate in Nutrition and Information Technology. 
  • From April 12th to October 12th 1994, the Nigerian funded a fellowship for staff development through the Federal University Credit Facility at the Department of Cellular and Molecular Biology, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas, .
  • Awarded Second Best Teacher in the Physiology Department for the 1999/2000 academic year by the School of Basic Medical Sciences, as determined by 200-level students. 
  • The University of Lagos awarded him a Research Grant in collaboration with Prof. O. A. Sofola in 1993.

She is a member of numerous professional organisations, including;

  • She was appointed to the Governing Council of Lagos State University (LASU) in 2004 by Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, former Governor of Lagos State.
  • She has served as a member of the LASU Appointments and Promotions Committee (Technical and Senior Administrative) since 2005, as well as the Court of Governors, LASUCOM, since 2005.
  • She served on the Ad-Hoc Committee on Curriculum Development for the LASU Foundation Program in 2008; the Committee on Mock Accreditation of the University’s Academic Programs in 2008; the Ad-Hoc Committee of Professors at LASU in 2008; the 25th Anniversary Planning Committee at LASU in 2008-2009; and the Business Committee of Senate in 2008.
  • Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine, US.
  • American Physiological Society.
  • New York Academy of Sciences
  • The Physiological Society,
  • She wass a two term , Physiological Society of Nigeria
  • Former member, Lagos University Medical Society
  • Member, Information Technology in the Advancement of Nutrition in Africa Group (ITANA GROUP)

Professor Ibiyemi Olatunji Bello Age .

Professor Ibiyemi Olatunji Bello is 57-year-old .
Professor Ibiyemi Olatunji Bello Husband is Tunji Bello
Ibiyemi Olatunji Bello Date of birth is 23rd April 1964

Professor Ibiyemi Olatunji Bello 

Prof. Ibiyemi Olatunji Bello’s net worth is unknown at the moment.

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