The immediate-past Vice Chancellor, Prof. Olanrewaju Adigun Fagbohun, SAN, NPOM this afternoon handed over to the newly elected Acting Vice Chancellor, Prof. Oyedamola Oke at the Vice Chancellor ‘s Office Babatunde Raji Fashola Senate Building, Main Campus, Ojo.
In his brief speech, Prof. Fagbohun said:
“Let me first heartily congratulate the Acting Vice Chancellor, Prof. Oke. I know your track record and the fact that you have come from way back in the management of this institution.
“I do know that having you on that seat will not in any way diminish the achievements we have had in the university in the last five years.
I congratulate you on your election.
“I also congratulate the DVC academics too that the election went well and it shows the statesmanship that exist among you.
“The two of you were partners in the achievement of our institutional goals.
“I thank both of you.”
The handover took place in presence of the Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academics, Prof. Oyedamola Oke; Bursar Mr Said Babatunde Olayinka; University Librarian, Dr. Emmanuel Lai Adebayo; DR, VCO, Mrs Anat Adesunkanmi; Special Assistant to the Vice Chancellor, Mr Wale Anthony and Coordinator, Centre for Information, Press and Public Relations, Mr Ademola Adekoya.
Prof. Oke was elected Acting Vice Chancellor by the Senate of the University in an emergency sitting that took place earlier on Monday.