PROFESSOR (Mrs.) Olubunmi Bolanle Ajayi and Professor Olusola Iyiola Oluwaleye have been appointed as deputy vice chancellors of the Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti.
Professor Ajayi is deputy vice chancellor (academics), while Professor Oluwaleye becomes deputy vice chancellor (development).
Their appointments, which took effect from Monday, 25th of July, 2016, followed the senate and the governing council’s approval.
Professor Ajayi and Professor Oluwaleye replaced Professor (Mrs.) Ibiyinka Ogunlade and Professor Victor Adeoluwa whose tenures expired on Saturday, 23rd of July, 2016.
Professor Ajayi of the Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Science of the university, was at various times a sub-dean, head of department as well as assistant director, Pre-degree Science, among other notable positions.
An alumnus of the University of Benin, University of Ibadan and University of Ilorin, Kwara State, where she obtained a doctorate.
Professor Oluwaleye is an alumnus of the University of Ilorin, Kwara State, where he obtained his bachelor and master’s degrees in Mechanical Engineering; and the University of Ado-Ekiti (now Ekiti State University), for his doctorate.
He has held several positions in the university, including as sub-dean, acting head of department, and departmental project coordinator, among others.