A Professor in the Department of Geology, Faculty of Physical Science, University of Ilorin, Samuel Olusegun Akande, has been elected Fellow of the prestigious Academy of Science.

According to a statement signed by the Ag. Head of the Department of Geology, Dr O. O. Ige and made available to Unilorin Bulletin, Prof. Akande's emergence as a Fellow of the Academy was in recognition of his spectacular contributions to the field of Geology over the years. 

Prof. Akande's election took place at the end of the Academy's Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Lagos on January 31, 2018.