Professor Olayinka Emerges New VC Of University Of Ibadan

Filed in School News | By Emmanuel Worthwhile | Last Modified On September 9, 2015

The Senate of the University of Ibadan has named Professor Abel Idowu Olayinka as the institution’s new Vice Chancellor.OLAYINKA-ABEL-IDOWUProf Olayinka, Unibadan, UI VC
The professor of geology, who would resume after the expiration of the tenure of Prof. Isaac Adewole on December 1, this year is the first from the ‎faculty of science.

Announcing the new VC who is the 12th so far in the history of the premier university, the chairman of the council and pro-chancellor, Dr. Umar Musa Mustapha said Professor Olayinka was chosen ‎out of the 13 professors who applied for the post.

“13 persons put forward a formal application and we screened them after which six names were shortlisted. The selection committee later conducted a free ‎and credible election and again, it was reduced to three out of which professor Abel Olayinka emerged the 12th vice chancellor of our institution.” Mustapha explained.


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