UNILAG Mathematic Professor Bags Gold Medal From The University

UNILAG Mathematic Professor Bags Gold Medal From The University
UNILAG Mathematic Professor Bags Gold Medal From The University

A UNILAG professor, Johnson Olaleru, a Mathematics genius, has received a gold medalist award. It was presented to him during the 60th convocation ceremony on January 18, 2023.

A professor of Mathematics at, the University of Lagos, Johnson Olaleru, has received a gold medalist award. According to a statement on Friday, the don was awarded at the UNILAG 60th convocation ceremony on January 18, 2023.

The statement states that Olaleru, being the Head of the Department of Mathematics for three years, brought honor to the university in 2010, 2013, and 2017, by training four students of Mathematics, on each occasion, to the competition for undergraduate students in all Nigerian universities, organized by the National Mathematics Center, Abuja.

The statement read in part “In addition to being the Head of the Department of Mathematics for three years, a member of the counseling board, a member of the CITS board, and contributions to the university service in various committees of the Senate, Faculty of Science and Postgraduate School, the University Web Ranking Committee was set up in 2010 in response to Prof. Olaleru’s proposal to the university management, due to the embarrassingly low rating of the university in Webometrics.

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“He was therefore asked by the management to chair this committee that includes the Director of Academic Planning and Director of CITS as members of the Committee for 5 years. For the first time, his Committee created websites for all the Faculties, Departments, and each Lecturer. “He brought honor to the university in 2010, 2013, and 2017 by training four students of Mathematics, on each occasion, to the competition for undergraduate students in all Nigerian Universities, organized by the National Mathematics Center, Abuja.

University of Lagos won gold medals on all three occasions. “The university, under Professor Sofoluwe, funded him to take four of our students to the International Competition in Bulgaria where our students came first in Africa. No university in Nigeria has performed that feat since.”

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