Fri. Jul 1st, 2022

Prof. Grace Alele-Williams, Nigeria’s First Female VC, Dies

Late Prof. Alele-Williams

Prof. Grace Alele-Williams, Nigeria’s First Female VC, Dies

Professor Grace Alele-Williams, the Nigeria’s first female Vice Chancellor, has died.

She was aged of 89.

Alele-Williams gained prominence after she was appointed the vice chancellor of the University of Benin in 1985.

A distinguished Emeritus Professor of Mathematics, she was also the first Nigerian woman to get a PhD.

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Source-: Newsmakers