University of Ibadan gets new Vice Chancellor
Earlier today, IBPulse informed followers on social media that a new Vice Chancellor would emerge for the University of Ibadan. The announcement has been made by the The Senate of the University of Ibadan and the name of the next Vice Chancellor of the institution is Professor Abel Idowu Olayinka.
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.
With this announcement, the total number of Vice Chancellors of the University of Ibadan since its inception is 12 and the chairman of the council and pro-chancellor of the university, 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 said.
IBPulse congratulates the newly appointed Vice Chancellor of Nigeria’s premier university.