Adeleke appoints VC, other principal officers for University of Ilesa


Osun State Governor, Ademola Adeleke has approved the appointment of Professor Taiwo Olufemi Asaolu as the Vice Chancellor of the University of Ilesa.

Other appointed principal officers for the University included the Registrar, Mr. Funso Olawale Ojo; Bursar, Dr. Mukaila Oyesegun Oyekanmi and Librarian, Mr. Adewale Amobi Ogunsipe.

The Vice Chancellor, Taiwo Asaolu, is a Nigerian professor of accounting and finance.

He is also a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria.

He is the former Dean, Faculty of Administration, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria.

Asaolu was the Chairman of the University of Ilesa Review Committee which was set up by Governor Adeleke to address all outstanding issues for the eventual take off of the University.

A statement issued on Thursday by Adeleke’s spokesperson, Olawale Rasheed, disclosed that the Secretary to the State Government, Teslim Igbalaye issued letters of appointments to the principal officers on Wednesday in his (Igbalaye) office.

“The SSG who also hosted the appointees in his office charged them to uphold virtue of professionalism and integrity which endeared them to the State Governor and which recommended them for the appointments,” the statement further noted.

Recall that the state government had upgraded College of Education, Ilesa to a University.