Pioneer principal officers have been appointed at the University of Ilesa.
A professor of Accounting at the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Taiwo Olufemi Aaolu, was named the Vice Chancellor of the new state university in Osun State.
Asaolu is also a Fellow (FCA) of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria. He is a former Dean, Faculty of Administration, OAU.
He 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.
Other officers of the university named are the bursar, Dr. Mukaila Oyesegun Oyekanmi and the Librarian, Mr. Adewale Amobi Ogunsipe.
Their appointments were announced on Thursday in a statement issued by Mallam Rasheed Olawale, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, citing the Secretary to the State Government, Hon Teslim Igbalaye’s letters of appointments to the principal officers.
According to Olawale’s statement, 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.