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Professor Friday Okonofua
Professor Friday OkonofuaProfessor Friday Okonofua is the pioneer Vice-Chancellor of the University of Medical Sciences in Ondo State of Nigeria. He graduated MB ChB from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife in 1978 and has PhD (Public Health) from the Karolinska University in Sweden. He is a fellow of the West African College of Surgeons, the Nigerian Postgraduate Medical College, the International College of Surgeons, the Takemi program in International Health at Harvard University, the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, the Nigerian Academy of Science (FAS), and the African Academy of Sciences (FAAS).

Professor Okonofua rose to the post of Professor at the Obafemi Awolowo University in 1992. He transferred his services to the University of Benin in 1996, where he has been Head of Department, Dean, Provost, and member of the University’s Governing Council. »Readmore

Professor (Mrs.) Bridget Ogheneakpobo

Professor (Mrs.) Bridget Ogheneakpobo  Ogonor has  B.Sc. (Sociology)  University of Lagos in 1978. In 1983. 1990 and 1997, she bagged the following degrees; PGDE, M.Ed (Educational Administration) and Ph.D (Educational Administration) respectively from the University of Benin.

In 1990, she was appointed as an Assistant Lecturer in the department of Educational Administration and Foundation, Faculty of Education, University of Benin where she rose through the ranks to become a Professor of Educational Administration in 2007. »Readmore

Professor Cyril Obiajulu MOKWENYE

Professor Cyril Obiajulu MOKWENYE is a Professor Francophone Caribbean and African Literatures at the University of Benin, Nigeria. He was educated at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria, and the University of Bordeaux, in France. Professor Mokwenye, who has been associated with WHARC for over twenty years, is the Centre’s official translator of abstracts of articles published in her highly reputable journal, the African Journal of Reproductive Health. An experienced professor, he is a former Head of the Department of Foreign Languages at the University of Benin and a former Dean of the Faculty of Arts of the same University. Professor Mokwenye served as Deputy Director of WHARC from 2004 to 2010 and Executive Director from 2010 to 2015. 

Chief Lady Mrs.  Marcellina Aisuebeogun

Marcellina Aisuebeogun

Chief Lady Mrs.  Marcellina Aisuebeogun is a retired Chief Health Sister/Chief Nursing Officer and a Health Educator for several years.

She is a member of many professional associations including West African College of Nursing of which she was a past National President.

She has been active member of the national Council of Women Societies (NCWS) the main organization for National Women for several years.


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