Joseph Ayodele Shyngle Nigeria

Biography of Joseph Ayodele Shyngle

Joseph Ayodele Shyngle graduated MBChB from the University in 1966 and MD 1981.

Born Lagos, Shyngle came to Scotland for medical education, enrolling at the University in 1957. Upon graduation he held posts in Greenock and Bellshill before returning to Lagos where he became a senior consultant in accident and emergency surgery at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital. He was also deputy commissioner of Scouts for Nigeria and played an important part in the Nigerian St John’s Ambulance Brigade.

Dr Shyngle went on to graduate MD in 1981 with his thesis 'A study of road traffic accidents in Lagos.' He died on 12 June 1981.


Archival Materials

  • College Courant, 68, March 1982, p.38


Joseph Ayodele Shyngle
Born 25 July 1929.
Died 12 June 1981.
GU Degrees: MB ChB, 1966; MD, 1981;
University Link: Graduate
Occupation categories: surgeons
Record last updated: 10th Sep 2014

Country Associations

Nigeria Nigeria, Lagos
Place of Birth

Nigeria Nigeria, Lagos
Place of Death

University Connections

University Roles

  • Graduate