University of Ibadan governing council shortlists eight professors for VC position

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University of governing council shortlists eight professors for VC position

The governing council of the University of Ibadan has shortlisted no fewer than eight professors for the position of Vice Chancellor of the institution.

recalls that the institution has since last being controlled by acting an Vice Chancellor.

The appointment of the Acting Vice Chancellor, Professor Babatunde Ekanola became necessary due to the crisis that erupted over the appointment of a substantive VC last year.

The appointment came after the expiration of the tenure of the immediate past VC, Professor Idowu Olayinka, who left on November 30th 2020.

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The institution was established in 1948.

OMADAILY, however gathered that the governing council of the institution led by Chief Oyegun has shortlisted 8 of the candidates jostling to be 13th Vice Chancellor of the university.

The eight professors were shortlisted among the sixteen candidates who applied for the position.

OMADAILY reports that among the eighteen shortlisted candidates for the position included the immediate Past Deputy Vice Chancellor () Professor Adeyinka Aderinto.

Our correspondent gathered that Aderinto who was Head of Department of Sociology, topped the of eight candidates shortlisted by the governing council of the university.

Other contestants shortlisted for the position are acting Vice Chancellor, Professor Babatunde Ekanola, Professor H. Fawehinmi, Professor O. Farounbi and Professor Babatunde Salako.

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The rest are incumbent Deputy Vice Chancellor Administratio, Professor Kayode Adebowale, Professor G. Aderounmu and O. Ademowo. is a News, job, vacancy, opportunity blog. We share on available Jobs, vacancies, local and international , /international loans and grants, together with daily devotionals.

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