|Birth||Oyo State, Nigeria|
Gabriel Babatunde Ogunmola is a Nigerian Professor of Chemistry and Chancellor of Lead City University, Ibadan.
Education and career
Professor Ogunmola obtained a bachelor and doctorate in chemistry from the University of Ibadan in 1965 and 1968 respectively.
On July 1968, he joined the department of Chemistry, University of Ibadan as a postdoctoral research fellow and in 1969, he left the UI to join the University of Pennsylvania as a postdoctoral research fellow at Johnson Research Foundation, Department of Biophysics and Medical Physics.
In 1970, he returned to the University of Ibadan as an academic staff in the department of chemistry, where he became a full professor in 1980 and in 1983, he was appointed, Dean, Faculty of Science, Olabisi Onabanjo University, the then Ogun State University.
In 1981, he was elected as fellow of the Nigerian Academy of Science and on January 2003, he was elected president of the Nigerian Academy of Science to succeeded Professor Alexander Animalu.
In 2005, he retired from the University of Ibadan and in 2004, prior to his retirement, he was appointed as member, Honorary Presidential Advisory Council on Science and Technology to the President of Nigeria.