Professor Samuel Segun Okoya appointed the first recipient of Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye Outstanding Professor of Mathematics (Professorial Chair Endowment) at the University of Lagos.
A distinguished scholar and proven academic of high repute, Professor Samuel Segun Okoya has what it takes to be called the leader of his team and has just been appointed as the first Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye Outstanding Professor of Mathematics (professorial chair endowment) at University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria.
Born in Zaria, Kaduna state in the late 50’s, Professor Okoya’s elementary educational voyage was completed in 1973 at New Eden Primary School, near Premier Hotel, Oremeji, Ibadan. From his days at Christ’s High School, Molete, Ibadan (1973 -1978), he demonstrated brilliancy among his peers and that contributed to the unanimous decision to appoint him as the Senior Prefect. Despite this responsibility put upon his shoulder, at the close of his sojourn in the famous college, he was adjudged the best student.