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UI Appoints Olayinka VC

Posted: Sep 10, 2015 at 12:00 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

University of Ibadan, on Wednesday, announced the appointment of a new Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Abel Idowu Olayinka, 57, and former Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academics) of the same institution a few years back.

Making this announcement at the Senate Building of the institution, the Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of the Governing Council, Umar Musa Mustapha, said Olayinka emerged the first in the interview conducted by the board for six applicants shortlisted out of the 13 candidates that applied for the job.

He charged the new VC to carry everybody on board in order to take the university to the next level, asking him to be creative and innovative towards bringing new things to the premier university.