Principal Officers

The Joint Universities Preliminary Examinations Board (JUPEB) is governed by the principal officers below:

Professor Oluwatoyin Ogundipe

Professor Oluwatoyin Temitayo Ogundipe, Ph.D; MBA, FLS, FRSB, FAS. is the current Chairman of the Governing Board of JUPEB and also the current Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lagos (UNILAG).

He is a Professor in the Department of Botany and also the Director of Academic Planning at the University of Lagos. He is a Life member of the International Society of Plant Morphologist, a Fellow of Cohort 9 of the Leadership for Environment and Development, and the Linnaean Society, London.

He was an Adjunct Professor to the Department of Biology, Central Michigan University, Michigan. Between 2004 and 2006, he enjoyed Royal Society of London, Lennoix-Boyd Memorial Trust and Bentham-Moxon Trust sponsorship to Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, U.K.

Professor Solomon Wale Okunuga

Solomon Adewale Okunuga, a Professor of Mathematics of the University of Lagos was appointed as the second Registrar and Chief Executive Officer of Joint Universities Preliminary Examinations Board (JUPEB) in May 2019.
He holds B.Sc. degree (first class honours) in Mathematics and a Master degree from University of Ilorin. He obtained his Ph.D. in Computational Mathematics from University of Lagos.

Wale Okunuga began his career as a lecturer from the Lagos State University. He later moved to University of Lagos and rose through the rank to become a full Professor of Computational Mathematics in 2011. He is an astute scholar with several published academic papers in the area of Numerical Analysis & Computational Mathematics in reputable International Journals. He has authored some Mathematics textbooks among them are Calculus and Mathematical Methods. Professor Okunuga has successfully supervised some doctoral theses and do serve as external examiner to many Universities across the nation.

In the area of administration, Wale Okunuga held many positions of leadership. In 2012 he was appointed as the pioneer Director of Quality Assurance and SERVICOM in UNILAG while in 2016, he was appointed Director of Academic Planning 2016 until he was appointed the Registrar and Chief Executive Officer of JUPEB in May 2019.