People

Akinpelu Oludele Adesola’s biography, fact, career, awards, net worth and life story

Intro Nigerian academic
Was Academic
From Nigeria
Type Education
Gender male
Birth

November 1927

Death

May 2010
(aged 82 years)

Education
Queen’s University Belfast
University of Ibadan

Akinpelu Oludele Adesola (November 1927-May 2010) was a Nigerian professor of Surgery, educational administrator and former Vice chancellor of the University of Lagos. His father, Chief Bamgboye Fasina Adesola MBE, (Bariyun of Isaga and Bajito of Ibara, Abeokuta). In 1935 he joined Saint Jude’s School in Ebute-Metta, Lagos where he was actively involved in the Sunday School Choir. The Adesola household which had a strong Christian foundation was filled with music lovers who enjoyed, played and sang church hymns.