Following the sack of Professor Oluwatoyin T. Ogundipe as vice chancellor of the university, Professor Omololu Soyombo was confirmed in the early hours of today as acting vice chancellor of the university by the Governing Council of the University of Lagos.
A background check on Prof Soyombo revealed the following details concerning him.
Prof. Soyombo is a Professional of international recognition.
He has a PhD in Sociology from the University of Essex, England
He remains a bonafide member of several Professional Associations, including; the Nigerian Anthropological and Sociological Association and Integrated Transport Initiative.
In Nigeria, he has contributed to a number of projects, as well as outside Nigeria.
He participated in a training workshop organized by the Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (LAMATA), in collaboration with the World Bank, on the design and preparation of resettlement action plans (RAPs).
He also holds a Professional Development Certificate, specializing in program development research and evaluation, Connecticut University, U.S.A.
His name is credited to a number of publications in reputable journals around the world.
He is also not only a consultant for different organizations; he was Lead Consultant on Impact Evaluation of Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) Pilot Phase Quality Programme.
He was also a consultant on the Anambra, Kano and Lagos State Entrepreneurship Development Centre. questions
He was also Consultant Sociologist, Environmental and Social Impact Assessment for the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on the Fuel Ethanol Project in Benue State, under the auspices of Environ Quest.
He has also served as Principal Investigator for the Nigeria Global HIV / AIDS Initiative (GHAIN).
He has a high proficiency in Computing Statistical Analysis (using the SPSSPC+, EPI-INFO).