Gov. Amosun Confirms Prof. Adesanya as OOU VC

Gov. Amosun Confirms Prof. Adesanya as OOU VC

The appointment of Prof. Saburi Adejimi Adesanya as the substantive Vice-Chancellor of the Olabisi Onabanjo University (OOU), Ago Iwoye, has been approved by Ogun State Governor Ibikunle Amosun, with the immediate effect.

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, OOU Chapter

The Secretary to the State Government, Mr. Taiwo Adeoluwa, in a statement announced on August 6, 2013, said the substantive appointment takes immediate effect.

Saburi Adejimi Adesanya, a Professor of Pharmacognosy was named the acting Vice-Chancellor of the Olabisi Onabanjo University on 27th July, 2012 by the institution’s Board.

Prof. Adesanya had a Doctorate degree in Pharmacognosy from the University of London in 1984.

He also holds Masters in Philosphy and Bachelor of Chemistry from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife and the University of Ibadan respectively.Prof. Adesanya who has teaching experience spanning about 29 years was Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration) of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife from 2009-2012 from where he was appointed acting Vice-Chancellor of the Olabisi Onabanjo University. 

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