The newly appointed Vice-Chancellor of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Professor Anthony Elujoba, has ordered the reinstatement of four suspended students of the department of International Relations. They were suspended on July 25, 2015 by the former VC of the institution, Prof. Bamitale Omole, for misconduct.
“Further to our letter of suspension dated July 25, 2015, I write to inform you that the suspension order placed on you has expired at the end of 2014/2015 academic session.
“You are therefore required to resume your academic programme at the beginning of 2015/2016 session. However, you are bound to be of good behaviour as any further misconduct from you will be met with stricter disciplinary action.
Elujoba appoints Grace Akinola new Dean Student Affairs
In another OAU news, the new VC has announced the appointment of Dr. Grace Oluyemisi Akionla as the new acting Dean of the Division of Student Affairs (DSA). Dr. Akinola of the Department of Accounting replaces Dr. Latefah M. Durosinmi.
The new DSA dean will be assisted by Dr. B. S. Afolabi.
Other newly appointed heads of major parastatals in the institution are:
Prof. B.J. Olasode- Chairman, Security Committee
Mr. Ganiyu Oyebode-Deputy Chairman Security Committee
Prof. H. B. Olaniyi-Director, Centre for Distance Learning
Dr. O. O Akinwunmi-Deputy Director, Centre for Distance Learning
Prof. Muibi Opeloye-Chairman, Board of OAU Investment Company Limited
Dr. Bisi Olowekere-Deputy Chairman, Board of OAU Investment Company Limited
Dr. R. O. Osoniyi-Deputy Director, Central Science Laboratory
Mr. Abu Lasisi-Secretary, Sports Council
Engineer J. A. Ayodeji-Coordinator, Division of Works and Maintenance Services
Engineer O. Alao-Acting Director, Physical Planning and Development Unit
Prof. L. E. Umoru-Director, Central Technological Workshop and Laboratory
Prof. S. A. Ibitoye-Director, Equipment Maintenance Services
Dr. M. K Alofe-Deputy Director, Equipment Maintenance Services
Engr O. A. Adewara-Acting Director, Computer Centre
Mrs. M. J. Nasir-Deputy Director, Computer Centre
Others are Prof. A. A. Okunade-Director, Information Technology and Communication Unit
Dr. Toyin Mejuini-Acting Director, Information Technology and Communication Unit
Engineer A. T. Oyeniran-Head, Water Engineering Unit, DWMS
Engineer O. O. Akinnagbe- Assistant Head, Water Engineering Unit, DWMS
Prof. S. A. Adediran-Director, Sports Council
Prof. O. O. Soriyan-Director, Central Science Laboratory
Prof. O. K. Owolarafa-Coordinator, Centre for Distance Learning
Prof. F. A. Adesina-Director, Linkages
Dr. O. Ogunlusi-Deputy Director, Linkages
Prof. T. O. Osotimehin-Director IFEDS
Prof. T. O. Oyebisi-Director TPDU
Dr. Akanni Akinyemi-Acting Director, Intellectual Property Technology Transfer Office.
The new appointment is contained in a document titled “2016/2017 directorate appointment.”