FIRST NIGERIA’S FEMALE VC PASSES ON AT 89

The first Nigerian female to obtain a Doctorate degree and first female Nigerian vice-chancellor, Prof. Grace Alele-Williams, died on Friday at the age of 89.

The late Alele-Williams, a Professor of Mathematics was appointed Vice-chancellor of the University of Benin (UNIBEN) in 1985 by the regime of former Military President, Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida.