Professor Ogundipe obtained his First, Second and Doctoral Degrees from the University of Ife Ile-Ife. He also has a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Lagos and a Certificate of Attendance from the University of Reading, United Kingdom in 1998.
He is a Fellow / Member of the Botanical Society of Nigeria; Nigerian Field Society; the Systematic Association, Science Association of Nigeria; International Association for Plant Taxonomy, Nigerian Conservation Foundation; Horticultural Society of Nigeria and International Society of Plant Morphologist.
He was appointed Professor in August, 2007, is widely published. He is currently working on a research titled, “Molecular Systematics Phylogeny of Verbenaccae”. Professor Ogundipe is a member of the University of Lagos Governing Council
“He is a life member of International Society of Plant Morphologist, Fellow of Cohort 9 of the Leadership for Environment and Development, and the Linnaean Society, London,’.