New Unilorin Vice Chancellor Formally Assume Office, Pledges Conducive Environment, Adequate Welfare Package

Written by on October 17, 2022

The new vice chancellor of the University of Ilorin, Professor Wahab Olasupo Egbewole SAN has formally assumed office today as the eleventh Vice Chancellor of University.

Delivering his speech titled “challenges facing appointment of vice chancellors in contemporary Nigerian University setting ”  the guest lecturer at the event , Professor Musbau Adewumi Akanji SAN frowned against non-indigene becoming vice chancellor of universities in some states.

According to Professor Akanji , the appointment of vice chancellors should be on the basis of identifiable and verifiable criteria of merit. He urged governing councils of all institutions to always select best Vice Chancellors for universities in order to pilot the institutions as expected.

In his speech titled “the sun rises again” the new vice chancellor who commended the past vice chancellors said the wealth of past vice chancellors will be of benefit in running his five years administration.

While calling on staff of the institution to shun rumour  and work together , the vice chancellor said his vision is to make University of Ilorin be among ten best universities in Africa and among five hundred best universities globally.

As reported by our correspondent, Olarotimi Oshin, the vice chancellor assured adequate welfare packages for the staff and conducive environment for students. The university registrar, Doctor Fola Olowoleni urged all the university to work hard and join hands to support the new vice chancellor in order to achieve his goals.




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