By FATIMA MOHAMMED-LAWAL
ILORIN- Prof Olubunmi Fadipe-Joseph, of the Department of Mathematics, University of Ilorin, has been appointed as Chairman of the Commission for African Women in Mathematics (CAWM).
Prof. Kayode Oyewumi, the Dean of the Faculty of Physical Sciences, University of Ilorin, who spoke on the development on Monday in Ilorin, described the appointment of Fadipe-Joseph as laudable and wished her more outstanding laurels.
The new chair of the mathematics commission, who teaches in the Faculty of Physical Science of Unilorin, has specialties in Complex Analysis-Geometric Function Theory.
The Commission of African Women in Mathematics is a non-profit, non-governmental international network founded in 1986 to serve under African Mathematical Union (AMU).
It aims to encourage and empower girls and women to study, have active careers in Mathematical Sciences, create equal opportunities and equal treatment in the African mathematical community, and to create a meeting place for mathematical African women. (NAN)