Prof. Mikhail Olayinka Buhari was born on March 14, 1969. He obtained a Bachelor degree in Medicine and Surgery from the University of Ilorin, Ilorin, in 1991. He also obtained a Fellowship of the West African College of Physicians in Laboratory Medicine in 2002. He was appointed a Lecturer by the University of Ilorin, Ilorin in October, 2002 in the Department of Pathology of the College of Health Sciences and also a Consultant Pathologist by the Unilorin Teaching Hospital, Ilorin. He rose though the rank to become a Professor of Pathology in January 2012. He, at various times, was a Head of Department, member and chair of various University, College and Faculty Committees. In the Teaching Hospital, he was a Head of Department and rose to become the Director of Clinical Affairs and Training of the Hospital in March 2015. He was appointed the Acting Chief Medical Director of the Teaching Hospital by the Honourable Minister of Health on the 18th of March 2018 and he held this position till the 19th of June, 2018. He was elected the Deputy Vice Chancellor, Research, Technology and Innovations by the Senate of the University of Ilorin, Ilorin and he assumed duties on the 23rd of July, 2018. Prof. Buhari is a member of many Learned and Professional bodies and was at various times, the National President of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) of Nigerian, Chairman, Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria (MDCAN), Unilorin Teaching Hospital, Ilorin branch and Chairman of the Nigerian Medical Association, Kwara State branch. Prof. Buhari has authored and co-authored scientific articles in many local, national and international peer reviewed journals. He is a trainer and examiner for the West African College of Physicians where is also the Accreditation representative for Laboratory Medicine. He also serves as External examiner to various medical schools and the Ghana College of Physicians and Surgeons. an avid sport lover, he is a keen squash player and cyclist and is the Chairman of Kwara State squash Rackets Association. He is married with children.