The university of Lagos Vice Chancellor. Adetokunboh Babatunde Sofoluwe has been been confirmed dead having suffered cardiac arrest at the age of 62. He was said to have been rushed to unilag health centre yesterday right but had to be transferred to Lagos State Teaching Hospital (LUTH) due to severity of the ailment. Professor babatunde Sofoluwe died by 1am this morning at LUTH.
Adetokunbo Babatunde Sofoluwe is a Professor of Computer Science who was born on April 15, 1950. He is a Fellow of the Academy of Science, Computer Association of Nigeria and Computer Professionals of Nigeria. He graduated with a Second Class Upper Division Honours in Special Mathematics in June 1973 from the University of Lagos. He earned his Masters Degree in 1975 and Doctorate Degree in 1981 from Edinburgh University..
He started his career as a Graduate Assistant in the University of Lagos in 1976 and rose steadily through the ranks to become a Professor in October 1996.
The former Director of Academic Planning (March, 2005–November, 2006) and Dean, Faculty of Science (1988–2002) was elected as a member of the Governing Council of the University of Lagos (2000–2004). By virtue of his first appointment as Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Management Services), he returned to the Governing Council in 2006.
Babatunde Sofoluwe was appointed on Jan 30, 2010 as the 10th Vice Chancellor of the university. The school kicks off her 50th years anniversary on the 8th of May 2012 with a press conference. May his gentle soul in peace.