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About Adegoke Olubummo: Nigeria’s First Professor Of Mathematics by robosky02(m): 10:27am On Feb 05 
Adegoke Olubummo: Nigeria’s First Professor of Mathematics Adegoke Olubummo was Nigeria’s first Professor of Mathematics in 1964. He was born on April 19, 1923, to the honoured first literate Olorin of Orin, H.R.H. Oba William Adekolawolu Olubummo II and Olori Abigael Osarayi Olubummo in Orin Ekiti. As a royal child, Olubummo received a quality education at Methodist schools where he worked (Ifaki Methodist School) as a pupilteacher in 1937. At the age of 14, Adegoke Olubummo was admitted into Wesley College in Ibadan, 1938. In 1942, he returned to his alma mater as a teacher and for the next few years, he taught at primary and secondary schools in Nigeria, Ghana (then Gold Coast) and Sierra Leone. He earned his B.A. from Fourah College in Freetown, Sierra Leone in 1950. Adegoke Olubummo earned his M.A. in Mathematics (1952) and his PhD (1955) from King’s College, University of Durham in CastleUponTyne, United Kingdom. In 1955, he began a career as a lecturer in the Department of Mathematics, University College, Ibadan, Nigeria, where he was promoted to (Full) Professor in 1964. Dr. Olubummo was Head of the Department of Mathematics at the University of Ibadan for many years, where he was determined to create qualitative traditions in spite of the handicaps of development in a young African university. In 1985, he retired from the University of Ibadan and became Dean of the Faculty of Science of Ondo State University. https://oldnaija.com/2020/02/24/adegokeolubummonigeriasfirstprofessorofmathematics/ 3rd Pix: Yewande Olubummo, a professor, is the daughter of the renowned late Professor Adegoke Olubummo, the first Mathematician in Nigeria. 36 Likes 5 Shares

Re: About Adegoke Olubummo: Nigeria’s First Professor Of Mathematics by chatinent(m): 10:29am On Feb 05 
One boy, two girls? Such improper fraction. 30 Likes 2 Shares

Re: About Adegoke Olubummo: Nigeria’s First Professor Of Mathematics by robosky02(m): 10:35am On Feb 05 
chatinent: The common denominator between your Sox and your keke is yellow That pathetic in a country were the land is green 34 Likes 2 Shares 
Re: About Adegoke Olubummo: Nigeria’s First Professor Of Mathematics by chatinent(m): 10:37am On Feb 05 
robosky02: You only for the long rhythm (logarithm). 22 Likes 3 Shares 
Re: About Adegoke Olubummo: Nigeria’s First Professor Of Mathematics by Abboki: 1:46pm On Feb 05 
Why do u always sound bitter and frustrated? U must always book five spaces in first page. Why? MANNABBQGRILLS: 6 Likes 2 Shares 
Re: About Adegoke Olubummo: Nigeria’s First Professor Of Mathematics by onoms4luv(m): 1:46pm On Feb 05 
First Maths professor. and problem without solution are still many in this country. so pathetic. 4 Likes 
Re: About Adegoke Olubummo: Nigeria’s First Professor Of Mathematics by slawormiir: 1:46pm On Feb 05 
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Re: About Adegoke Olubummo: Nigeria’s First Professor Of Mathematics by MANNABBQGRILLS: 1:46pm On Feb 05 
Awon eyan Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye. #RESPECT to all the Great Nigerian out there. God bless Nigeria. 9 Likes 3 Shares 
Re: About Adegoke Olubummo: Nigeria’s First Professor Of Mathematics by robosky02(m): 1:46pm On Feb 05 
Some people only know Chike Obi 26 Likes 1 Share 
Re: About Adegoke Olubummo: Nigeria’s First Professor Of Mathematics by Goldencheese(m): 1:46pm On Feb 05 
Brilliance...and royalty mixed into one. Awesome blend. 3 Likes 1 Share 
Re: About Adegoke Olubummo: Nigeria’s First Professor Of Mathematics by anonym0us: 1:47pm On Feb 05 
I've said it before and will always say it, the Fulani are out in conquering the west, and install an emir just like they did in Kwara, benue 6 Likes 4 Shares

Re: About Adegoke Olubummo: Nigeria’s First Professor Of Mathematics by younglleo: 1:47pm On Feb 05 
One day una suppose remember me for physics, but dis country hard! Na ball una go use Remember me zzi 
Re: About Adegoke Olubummo: Nigeria’s First Professor Of Mathematics by Ask4bigneyo(m): 1:47pm On Feb 05 
Please oo 
Re: About Adegoke Olubummo: Nigeria’s First Professor Of Mathematics by PataAlhajaKeji(m): 1:47pm On Feb 05 
94.57% of the doyens and foremost professors in all fields of academic endeavours in Nigeria are Afonjas. ... proudly Afonja! 25 Likes 1 Share 
Re: About Adegoke Olubummo: Nigeria’s First Professor Of Mathematics by MANNABBQGRILLS: 1:47pm On Feb 05 
robosky02:Very very few people even know Chike Obi, Cos according to the African Mathematical Union he was the first Nigerian to hold a doctorate in mathematics, While Prof Adegoke Olubummo remains Nigeria’s First Professor of Mathematics. Two Great Men! #RESPECT too. Our Darling country is Blessed. 19 Likes 5 Shares 
Re: About Adegoke Olubummo: Nigeria’s First Professor Of Mathematics by Nobody: 1:48pm On Feb 05 
Wonderful. And na she resemble her dad pass. 
Re: About Adegoke Olubummo: Nigeria’s First Professor Of Mathematics by MOVIC6: 1:48pm On Feb 05 
Most of the intelligent people the world knows are not handsome or beautiful... 14 Likes 3 Shares 
Re: About Adegoke Olubummo: Nigeria’s First Professor Of Mathematics by iampeterben(m): 1:48pm On Feb 05 
Do we have first professor in physics in Nigeria? 
Re: About Adegoke Olubummo: Nigeria’s First Professor Of Mathematics by BlackfireX: 1:48pm On Feb 05 
Did she vote or campaigned for buhari in 2015/19.... Then she is an illiterate 6 Likes 1 Share 
Re: About Adegoke Olubummo: Nigeria’s First Professor Of Mathematics by bareal(m): 1:49pm On Feb 05 
chatinent: It's 2 males, 3 females... Danmmmmm still improper fraction. 3 Likes 2 Shares 
Re: About Adegoke Olubummo: Nigeria’s First Professor Of Mathematics by pbeatzz: 1:52pm On Feb 05 
Dy/Dx 
Re: About Adegoke Olubummo: Nigeria’s First Professor Of Mathematics by valentineuwakwe(m): 1:53pm On Feb 05 
no wonder the Yoruba people are so gifted and educational talented.....God bless pa Awo, God bless Oduduwa, and make Omo oduduwas wherever they are Great! 16 Likes 1 Share 
Re: About Adegoke Olubummo: Nigeria’s First Professor Of Mathematics by Jerryherd: 1:53pm On Feb 05 
Better to be an hustler creating wealth that boost the economy than over entitled ASUU prick Professor who teaches meaningless theories that never helps the society 12 Likes 2 Shares 
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