National Universities Commission
President of GUNi.Africa.
He was Dean of Education, Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Acting Vice-Chancellor of Lagos State University, Director of the University's Centre for Environment and Science Education, Visiting Professor at the Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia and currently the Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commisson (NUC).
As Executive Secretary of NUC since 2011, he has superintended over quality assurance of the 75 universities in Nigeria. The spectrum of quality assurance activities that he has taken responsibility for includes setting new benchmarks and minimum standards for Nigerian universities, conduct of system-wide accreditation of programmes leading to application of sanctions on failed programmes, shuting down of illegal satellite campuses of universities, contextualisation of the UNESCO/OECD Guidelines on Cross-Border Higher Education, establishment of ten twenty new private universities and their annual quality audit as well as the development of strategies for institutional accreditation.
Doctoral degree, Science Education
University of Ibadan
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His research efforts have gravitated around five central themes - higher education, computers in education and e-learning, cooperative learning, metacognitive strategies in science education, environmental education, and eco-cultural influences on the learning of science concepts. These efforts have resulted in over 130 internationally published works and over 120 national and international conference presentations. Many of his publications can be found in the world's top 10 science education, computer education and environmental education journals.
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