My name is Ibiyemi Ibilola Olatunji-Bello, a professor of Physiology and the 9th Substantive Vice Chancellor of Lagos State University. Prof Olatunji-Bello thereafter attended the prestigious University of Ibadan where she bagged a BSc (Hons) Physiology in the year 1985.
To make LASU the BEST University in West Africa with the highest and finest level of academic and research standard.
To expand the frontiers of knowledge through provision of excellent conditions for teaching, learning, research and service
To produce graduates who will be catalysts to the process of transformation of the State to a Greater Lagos
To make the teaching, research and general work environment conducive and of international standard
Brief Intro About Me
IBIYEMI IBILOLA OLATUNJI-BELLO mni, FPhysiol (UK), FPSN, FEnv
PROFESSOR OF PHYSIOLOGY SINCE 2007
VICE CHANCELLOR LAGOS STATE UNIVERSITY
Professor Ibiyemi Ibilola Olatunji-Bello was born in Lagos on the 23rd of April 1964 to Mrs Jadesola Ibidapo nee Abraham of Ita Kose , Lagos Island and Mr Emiola Ibidapo-Okunrinboye of Owo, Ondo State. She attended Anglican Girls Primary School, Surulere, from 1970 to 1974 and then Lagos Anglican Girls Grammar School, Surulere, between 1974 and 1979. Prof. Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello then proceeded to Methodist Girls High School, Yaba, and Lagos State College of Science and Technology, Ikosi Campus where she did her “A” levels in 1982.
Prof. Yemi Olatunji-Bello is happily married to Tunji Bello, a journalist and lawyer, and the Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources, and the former Secretary to Lagos State Government. They are blessed with 3 children.
Professor Olatunji-Bello is also the Zonal Pastor in charge of zone 9 of Lagos Province 1of the Redeemed Christian Church of God.
Story behind the Professor’s rise to academic leadership.
To ensure that academic and professional programmes are and remain accredited by the relevant bodies
- A resourceful and dynamic Director of Quality Assurance will be empowered.
- Effective policies and directives shall be provided for various academic departments and units.
- The Director of Academic Planning whose responsibility is to ensure the manpower needs, in line with NUC regulations for every programme, will be encouraged.
- To provide guidance during programmes accreditations, students admission processes and appointments of staff.
Promote excellence and professionalism in all forms. .
Promote merit in the appointments process
Encourage development of best global practices in teaching and learning strategies, research, counselling and techniques of class management.Adherence to Benchmark Minimum Academic Standard (BMAS) in order to continue to get all our courses accredited.
Academic staff will be encouraged to pursue researches in their fields of specialization.
Outcome of such researches shall be made available to industries and government for national economic growth.
Research and innovation culture, skills and management shall be made a priority for the university.
Modern facilities and state of the art research equipment shall be provided in specialized research centres for cutting edge scientific and technological researches
Policies for patents and ethics of research would be upheld
Effective collaboration would be made with industries, government research institutes, universities locally and internationally.
Grants, fellowships, and supports would be sought from philanthropists, industries, international donors and government.
Relevant and current journals shall be acquired to promote research, innovation and development
The expansion of undergraduate programmes in the College of Medicine (LASUCOM), Ikeja with the establishment of two (2) new Faculties:FACULTY OF ALLIED HEALTH SCIENCES :
The expansion of undergraduate programmes in the College of Medicine (LASUCOM), Ikeja with the establishment of two (2) new Faculties:
FACULTY OF PHARMACY :
To ensure that infrastructural facilities are improved and readily available for seamless performance of administrative and academic duties
Enabling environment of scholarship for teaching, learning and community service shall be created.
Adequate facilities such as lecture theatres, laboratories, office equipment, sports and recreational facilities and others shall be provided.
Constant electricity supply will be made available through renewable energy and power plant of the state.
More well-furnished offices will be provided.
Audio-visual teaching aids and electronic boards will be provided for seamless (physical and virtual) teaching and learning processes.
Government’s support for speedy completion of all projects on our campuses shall be sought, in particular, the Main Library building and students hostels.
Staff and students shall be supported to cope with the challenges of changing digital technology
Internet will be readily available for staff and students
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