Congratulations! Prof. Oluyemisi Bamgbose, SAN appointed Deputy Vice-Chancellor, RISP-Uni of Ibadan

By Pedi Obani, Ph.D.


The Institute for African Women in Law (IAWL) congratulates Prof. Oluyemisi Bamgbose, SAN on her appointment as Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Research, Innovation, and Strategic Partnership at the University of Ibadan. This new achievement is testament to the stellar professional qualities and academic prowess of Prof. Bamgbose, SAN. It also represents a significant achievement for African women in law who are pioneering remarkable achievements across the continent.

Professor Bamgbose is a renowned Professor of Criminal Law and Criminology, and a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN). It is remarkable that Professor Bamgbose was the only female recipient of the Senior Advocate of Nigeria award in 2018; she is the first and remains the only female Professor who has been conferred with the SAN rank.

She is a pioneer woman lawyer in her own right, holding important leadership positions both within the legal profession and in acade