The Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi has approved the appointment of new principal officers for The Polytechnic Ibadan.
He appointed Professor Kazeem Adekunle Adebiyi as the Rector of The Polytechnic, Ibadan.
The governor in a statement sent to EduCeleb.com on Monday by the State Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Mr Toye Arulogun said other appointments approved by Governor Ajimobi are Mrs Modupe Theresa Fawole as the Registrar, Mr Olawale Adebayo Ojesola as the Bursar, Dr. Samuel Folaranmi Ajala as the Chief Librarian while Engr. Stephen Folorunsho Ipadeola as the Director of Works and Services.
Mr Arulogun explained that the appointments became imperative following the expiration of the tenure of the erstwhile Management Staff of the institution on February 13, 2019, noting that interviews were conducted by the institution’s Governing Council and the selection process moderated by some external faculties.
He said that the appointments take immediate effect, stating that the government looks forward to their hardwork, diligence and professionalism in realizing its mission for the institution.
The government’s spokesman said that the new Rector, Professor Adebiyi, who is 50years old and an alumnus of the institution, holds an Ordinary National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from The Polytechnic Ibadan, a Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering, a Master of Science in Industrial Engineering and a PhD in Industrial Engineering.
Professor Adebiyi is a member of COREN and Nigerian Association of Engineers and Nigerian Society of Engineers.
Arulogun stated that the new Registrar, Mrs Fawale, 56, was until her appointment a Deputy Registrar in the institution, stressing that she holds the degree of Bachelor of Education in Teacher Education and Religious Studies, a Master of Education degree in Guidance and Counselling.
She is a member of Nigerian Institute of Management and the Association of University Administrators.
The Commissioner added that the new Bursar, Mr Ojetola, 51, holds the degrees of B.Sc (Accounting), MBA, a fellowship Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria as well as a Certified Information System Auditors.
He was a Deputy Director, Audit, at the Oyo State College of Agriculture, Igbo-Ora before his appointment.
Arulogun added that the Chief Librarian, Dr Ajala, 60, was until his appointment the Deputy Librarian in the institution while the Director of of Works and Services, Engr Ipadeola, 52, was until his appointment the Chief Engineer at the Emmanuel Alayande College of Education, Oyo.