Prof. Olayinka Asekun

Professor Asekun obtained a B. Sc. Honours in Chemistry at the Ogun State University in 1987, M.Sc. Pharmaceutical Chemistry at the University of Lagos in 1990 and a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry at the University of Ibadan in 2001. Her Lecturing career started at the Lagos State University as an Assistant Lecturer, where she spent 12 years (1991-2003) before she moved to the University of Lagos in 2003 as a Lecturer 1. She rose through the ranks at the University of Lagos and became a full Professor in 2015. Aside from Academics and Research, she is the immediate past, Head of Chemistry Department, a Board Member the University of Lagos Staff School, a member of the Academic Planning Committee of University of Lagos and the Chairperson, ULWS Innovation & Technology Committee. She also belongs to and chairs numerous committees within and outside the University. She had the privilege to mentor many students especially, girls and women who today hold reputable positions Worldwide and she has been involved in “Career and Motivational Talks” to youths in schools and churches.