This distinguished Professor of Computer Science who was born on April 15, 1950 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.