Solarin becomes fellow of International Pharmaceutical Federation
Nigerian Pharmacist, Sola Solarin has joined eight pharmacists and pharmaceutical scientists from seven different countries to become fellow of International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP).
Solarin, an industrial pharmacist, is the third Nigerian to be so honoured by the FIP, a body represents four million pharmacists globally. Others are late Sir Sam Agboifo, a former vice president of the FIP, and Mr Azubuike Okwor, A former president of the African Pharmacists forum.
He was awarded the fellowship at the FIP council meeting held on September 17, 2021.
Solarin is the Managing Partner of Savante Consulting Ltd and the current President of the Industrial Pharmacy Section of the federation.
The purpose of the Fellow is to recognise individual members of FIP who have exhibited strong leadership internationally and have distinguished themselves in the pharmaceutical sciences and/or practice of pharmacy.
Other areas include the individual’s contribution to the advancement of the pharmaceutical sciences and/or practice or pharmacy, and who have served FIP.