Josiah Ademola ONAOLAPO is a Professor of Pharmaceutical Microbiology at the Department of Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Microbiology, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria Nigeria. He rose from the post of an Assistant Lecturer in 1979 to the rank of a Professor in 1996. He had B.Sc. in Pharmacy with Hon. Second Class Upper division, A.B.U., Zaria in the year 1977; M.Sc. in Pharmaceutics, A.B.U., Zaria, 1982 and a PhD in Pharm. Microbiology, Aston University, Birmingham, U.K. 1986. His area of focus has been bacterial drug resistance. He has published over 200 scientific articles both in Local and International Journals. He has supervised over 30 PhD students in the field of Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Microbiology, over 50 M.Sc and 100 undergraduate students. He has also carried out researches on finding antibacterial drugs from natural products.