Osun State Governor, Mr. Ademola Adeleke has approved the appointment of principal officers for the University of Ilesa.
This is contained in a statement issued by Olawale Rasheed, the spokesperson to the governor, on Thursday in Osogbo.
According to the statement, Secretary to the State Government, Teslim Igbalaye, has issued letters of appointment to the principal officers in his office.
The statement said Mr Igbalaye, who also hosted the appointees in his office, urged them to uphold the virtue of professionalism and integrity which recommended them for the appointments.
The names of principal officers as contained in the statement are;
1. Vice Chancellor: Professor Taiwo Olufemi ASAOLU.
2.Registrar: Funso Olawale OJO
3. Bursar: Dr Mukaila Oyesegun OYEKANMI
4. Librarian: Adewale Amobi OGUNSIPE
Mr Asaolu, is a professor of accounting and finance and a Fellow (FCA) of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria.
He was the former Dean, Faculty of Administration, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria.
Mr Asaolu, according to the statement, was the Chairman of the University of Ilesa Review Committee, which was set up by the governor to address all outstanding issues for the eventual take off of the University.
Mr. Oyetola backed the establishment of the university with a law made on September 27, 2022.
Mr Adeleke, however, said his goal is to ensure that the university is properly established just as the PDP government of former governor Olagunsoye Oyinlola did on the establishment of Osun State University.
“The review committee has submitted its report and I am issuing a White Paper,’’ he said.
Mr Adeleke, had on January 10, inaugurated an 11-man ad-hoc committee to review the establishment of the university.