The Foundation

Train a Woman, Empower Mankind

AJESOLA SOLARIN MAJEKODUNMI FOUNDATION (ASMAF) is a non-profit non-governmental organization founded and duly registered under the laws of Nigeria, dedicated to raising funds for, and awarding scholarships to bright but financially handicapped young Nigerian females for tertiary level education in professional courses, and leadership and life skills development.

ASMAF was founded by Prof. (Mrs) Ajesola Majekodunmi in the realisation that it is essential to provide financial assistance to talented female students pursuing courses leading to professional careers like Accountancy, Architecture, Engineering, Law and Medicine to increase female representation in the professions, and in leadership. She herself was the first female undergraduate of the University of Lagos; she was registered as a medical student in 1962.

After a successful career in academics and upon retirement from Lagos University Teaching Hospital and College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Prof. Majekodunmi has set up ASMAF for the benefit of mankind in appreciation of the immense kindness shown to her by Almighty God and to affect, positively, successive generations of Nigerians.

Our Scholarship Award provides financial assistance for a professional course of study at a public Nigerian University covering tuition, board and upkeep for a period of up to 6 years, depending on the course and year of award.

Financial Aid

Educational Resources

Mentorship

Our main goal!

The goal of ASMAF is to promote, facilitate and contribute to the development of qualitative female Nigerian professionals and leaders.

Our BoT

Prof. Emeritus O. A. SOFOLA, MBBS, Ph. d., FAS (Nig.)
Chairman

The Chairman of Board of Trustees of Ajesola Solarin Majekodunmi Foundation. Professor of Physiology & former Provost of Colledge of Medicine, University of Lagos. He was former Deputy Vice Chancellor - University of Lagos, former Ag. Vice Chancellor, Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye, Ogun State and currently Vice Chancellor Eko University of Medicine, Ijanikin. Lagos

Prof. (Mrs). A. A. MAJEKODUNMI
Founder

Professor of Ophthalmic and former head of Guiness Eye Center at the University of Lagos Teaching Hospital and Colledge of Medicine of University of Lagos. She is currently the Medical Director of Sajato Eye Hospital, Surulere, Lagos.

Hon JUSTICE YETUNDE ADESANYA(Mrs.)
Member

She is a serving Judge at the High Court of Lagos State, before her appointment to the bench; she was a notable academic and holds a Master of Law of the University Colledge, London.

Dr. (Mrs.) NADU DENLOYE
Member

She was a Director and former Managing Director, Telnet Nigeria Ltd. She holds a Ph.D in Electronic Engineering from the Unversity of Hull, United Kingdom. She is a Fellow of the Nigerian Society of Engineers.

OLUKAYODE ARIBABA, Esq
Member

Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria. He is currently the Managing Partner of ARIBABA LEGAL AND ADVISORY, firm of Legal Practitioners. He holds a Master of Laws (LL.M) of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife

OLAJIDE MAJEKODUNMI
Member

A fellow of the Faculty of Actuaries (FFA) and Alumnus of Herriot-Watt University, Edinburgh where he bagged MSc. in Actuarial Science with Distinction. He currently works in the U.K as an Actuarial Scientist.

we have awarded 17 (No+) scholarships and counting to students in various disciplines in public university across the country