Tuesday, March 26, 2019 12:34 am
Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has approved the appointment of Prof. Kazeem Adebiyi, as Rector of the Polytechnic, Ibadan.
This is contained in a statement signed by the State’s Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Mr Toye Arulogun and made available to newsmen in Ibadan on Monday evening.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Adebiyi is to take over from the Acting Rector, Mr Femi Ipadeola in substantive capacity.
Arulogun said that the governor also approved the appointments of other principals of the institution.
“Other appointments approved are Mrs Modupe Fawole, as the Registrar, Mr Olawale Ojesola, as Bursar, Dr Samuel Ajala, as Chief Librarian and Mr Stephen Ipadeola, as Director of Works and Services.”
He explained that the appointments became imperative following the expiration of the tenure of the erstwhile Management Staff of the institution on Feb. 13.
He said that interviews were conducted by the institution’s governing council and the selection process moderated by some external faculties.
He said that the appointments take immediate effect, stating that government looks forward to their hardwork, diligence and professionalism in realising its mission for the institution.
NAN reports 50 year-old Adebiyi, an alumnus of the institution is a member of COREN and Nigerian Association of Engineers and Nigerian Society of Engineers.
He holds an Ordinary National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from the Polytechnic Ibadan, B. Mechanical Engineering, M. Sc Industrial Engineering and Ph.D in Industrial Engineering.
Fifty six year-old Fawale, who was appointed Registrar was until her appointment the Deputy Registrar of the Institution.
Fawale, who is a member of Nigerian Institute of Management and Association of University Adminstrators, holds a degree in Teacher Education and Religious Studies as well as Masters of Education in Guardian and Counselling.(NAN)