Professor (Mrs.) Adenike Oyinlola OSOFISAN (FNIM, FNCS, CITP) Citation for Nigeria Computer Society Special Recognition Award in 2014
Foremost Academic, Computer Scientist and Trail Blazer
She graduated in 1977 from the then University of Ile-Ife with a 2nd Class Upper Division Honours Degree in Computer Science/Economics. Her class was the first set of graduates in Computer Science to be produced by any Nigerian University.
She took a Masters degree in Computer Science in 1979 from the famous Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta. In 1989, she graduated to become the first Nigerian woman to hold a PhD degree in Computer Science and the first female to have a PhD degree from the Faculty of Technology of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. She got a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) programme at the University of Ibadan in 1993.