B.O. Lawal was born over 50 years ago in Oyo State. He had his Primary Education between 1967 and 1971, Secondary Education, 1972 and 1976, Grade II Teachers Training, 1977 and 1978, HSC, 1980 1982. He also has the following degrees, B.Ed (Teacher Education) 1985, M.Ed (History and Policy of Education) 1987 and PhD (History and Policy of Education) 1994. He has taught in many Primary Schools and Secondary Schools in Oyo State between 1976 and 1997 before he joined the services of the University of Ibadan as Lecturer II in the Department of Teacher Education in November, 1997 where he rose through the ranks to his present status of an Associate Professor in 2010. He has over 40 articles published in both Local and International Journals including two textbooks and 10 chapters in books. He has also supervised over 20 M.Ed and 4 PhD Students.


An Historical Assessment of the Implementation of Basic Education in Nigeria, Lawal, B.O , Pakistan Journal of Social Sciences, Volume 4, Issue 3, p.403-409, (2007)