DVC, Research, Innovation and Strategic Partnerships


The Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research, Innovation and Strategic Partnerships), Professor Oluyemisi Adefunke Bamgbose is the Chair, University of Ibadan Ethics Research Review Board (ERRB)



Director Research Management Office



Jegede is a Professor and the Director of the University of Ibadan Research Management Office (RMO). He has over 25 years of Teaching and research experience as Sociologist, Anthropologist and Bioethicist. He is the Chair of Social Science and Humanities Research Ethics Committee (SSHREC) and member of the University of Ibadan/University College Health Research Ethics Committee (UI/UCHHREC). He was a member of the technical working group that drafted the National Code for Health Research Ethics and the National Bioethics Framework and Policy. He has served as Head of Department and Dean of Faculty. He is the Deputy Director of African Research Universities Alliance (ARUA) Centre of Excellence in Non-Communicable Diseases (ARUA CoE-NCDs).

Apart from many scholarships and fellowships to his credit, he has received recognition and prizes for his contributions to science and development, nationally and globally including the World Academy of Sciences prize in Social Sciences for the advancement of science in developing countries for 2019; a joint winner of the 2017 Nigeria Prize for Science; the MacMillan Nigeria Publishing Company Authors Merit Award in 2013; and the 2nd World-wide competition for young Sociologists prize in 1994. 

Jegede has and is still serving in many reputable positions. He is a member of the National Steering Committee on Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) in Nigeria; member of the Nigeria COVID-19 Research Consortium (NCRC); Chair of the Social Science Working Group (SSWG) of the NCRC and member of the Scientific Advisory Group (SAG) of the NCRC; member of the National Risk Communication Technical Working Group (NRCTWG) of the NCDC. He is a member of the Special Thematic Working Group on Maternal, Neonatal, Children and Women Health (STWG-MNCWH) of the Board of the University of Ibadan Research Foundation (UI-Research Foundation) and the Council of the Think Tank for Translating Research to Innovations, Strategies and Evidence for Policies in Nigeria. He is a member of the Global Emerging Pathogen Treatment Consortium (GET) Ethics, Community Engagement, Patient Advocacy (ECPAS) Working Group. Jegede is a member of the Governance Board of the Pan African University Institute of Life and Earth Sciences (including Health and Agriculture, PAULESI)









Victoria O. Adetunji, is a professor of food safety/microbiology and Veterinary Public Health, with a demonstrated history of working in the research and education industry.  Victoria's main research interests are bacterial zoonotic food-borne pathogens of animal origin in food processing and environments (Pathogens under study include: Escherichia coli O157:H7 and other serotypes of enterohemorrhagic  E. coli,  S. aureusSalmonella spp., Listeria monocytogenes and Campylobacter jejuni). She has professional skills for surveillance of bacterial pathogens, Epidemiology, Microbial pathogenicity, control of pathogens and their biofilms in food processing environment, Research Design, and Program Evaluation. She is also interested in antimicrobial resistance and molecular investigation of virulence markers in zoonotic agents. She has experience in the design, development and application of   Food Safety/food quality control and Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point Systems (HACCPs) among local food processors, in particular in the milk and meat product’s value chains. Victoria who is currently the Chairperson of Animal Care and Use Research Ethics Committee (ACUREC) of the University of Ibadan and also contributes to the development of the Veterinary public health curriculum. She is a Fellow of the College of Veterinary Surgeons Nigeria (FCVSN) and Fleming Funds (AMR-Animal Health), Member, American Society for Microbiology (AMS), Member, International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) and Member the Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD). She is also an alumnus of the Fulbright Scholarship and Faculty for the Feature fellowship of the Schlumberger foundation

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Secretary/REC Administrator

Dr  IYIOLA Olatunji Mukaila is a Master’s degree holder in Personnel Administration.  He is a trained Research Administrator in the Research Management Office, and the resident Research Administrator at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Ibadan.  He is a holder of Diploma in Research Ethics and a 2020 U.S. Fogarty-CBR Bioethics Fellow.  He has also received several training certificates in research ethics, which include Institutional Review Board Member; Institutional Review Board Administration; Revision of the Nigerian National Code for Health Research Ethics; Animal Biosafety/Biosecurity; among others. He has attended and presented papers in local and international Research Ethics and education conferences and workshops    >ajem

Dr Iyiola is a recipient of the 2023 IREX-University Administration Support Program Fellowship in Research Management, certified by the George Mason University, U.S.A.  He is running a Ph.D. programme in the University of Ibadan, which is at completion stage.

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Member’s structure


S. No.






Prof. Victoria O. Adetunji

Veterinary Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine


Milk Hygiene and Food Safety/Microbiology



Prof. Lameed G. A.

Wildlife and Ecotourism Management, Faculty of Natural Renewable Resources


Range/Environmental Primate Ecology




Prof. Morenikeji Olajumoke A.

Zoology, Faculty of Science


Parasitology, Ecology



Prof. Olufunke E. Ola-Davies

Veterinary Physiology and Biochemistry, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine


Biochemistry Environmental



Prof. Abu O. A.

Animal Science, Faculty of Agriculture


Animal Science



Dr, Adegbolagun M. Olayemi

Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy


Photochemistry of Drugs and Medicinal Compounds



Prof. Abiodun Oyindamola O.

Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences


Chemotherapy/Ethno Pharmacology



Dr Comfort O. Aiki-Raji

Veterinary Microbiology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine


Virology and Immunology






Dr. Temitope O. Lawal

Pharmaceutical Microbiology, Faculty of Pharmacy


Natural Products, Antimicrobial Agents



Dr. Adesokan H. K.

Veterinary Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine


Meat Hygiene and Zoonoses



Dr. A. A. Oyagbemi

Veterinary Physiology and Biochemistry Faculty of Veterinary Medicine


Cardiovascular Toxicity



Dr. A. M. Ajayi

Therapeutics and Pharmacology Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences




Dr J. O. Olanlokun

Biochemistry, Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences

Membrane Biochemistry/Biotechnology



Dr. Chukwu Angela

Statistics, Faculty of Science


Statistician/ Member


Dr. Ajagunna Folakemi O.

Faculty of Law

Private and Property Law


Lawyer/ Member


Rev. Akinwale Diekola G.

Bodija-UI Community

Lay person               


Lay person/ Member


Mrs. Tope Ogunremi

Ajibode area

Lay person

Lay person/member


Dr Iyiola Olatunji M.

Research Management Office (RMO)

Research Administrator/Secretary


Secretary/REC Administrator































































The Committee is comprised of:

  • Chair: A professor of Veterinary Medicine or Animal Medicine appointed by the Vice Chancellor
  • One experienced scientist from each of the faculties of: Veterinary Medicine, Agriculture (Animal Science, Wildlife and Fisheries) Social Science (Psychology), Science (Zoology), Pharmacy; and Basic Medical Sciences.
  • One Statistician; one Lawyer; two community representatives (lay persons: one male and one female).
  • Secretary/REC Administrator from the Research Management Office