Arinola Olasumbo Sanya

Nigerian academic; first female professor of physiotherapy in Africa

Arinola Olasumbo Sanya (born 1953) is a Nigerian professor of physiotherapy at the University of Ibadan and a former commissioner of health in Oyo State, Nigeria. Arinola was appointed professor in 2000, making her the first female professor of physiotherapy in Africa, and the second ever professor of physiotherapy in Nigeria.

Arinola Sanya in 2013

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  • if you keep upgrading some professionals and you let others shout before they get what they want, those who are not interested in shouting will look elsewhere.
  • is important to us in Africa to focus attention not only on those things which have come from outside, but on those that have evolved from within our own African environment and whom our society has acknowledged as a source of pride to us. It is within this

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