FUNAAB gets new Deputy Vice-chancellor, Prof. Olusola Kehinde


Prof. Adeofun and Prof. Kehinde (right)

A renowned Professor of Plants Breeding and Genetics, Olusola Kehinde has been appointed the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, (Development) of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun State.

The announcement of the appointment  is contained in a statement issued in Abeokuta on Monday  by the institution’s Registrar, Dr. Bola Adekola.

According to the statement, the new deputy vice- chancellor  took over from Prof. Clement  Adeofun, whose successful tenure of office ended last week.

The statement indicated thag prior to his appointment, Prof. Kehinde had served the university meritoriously at top management  level, leaving on his trail enduring legacy of immense contributions to the overall development of the institution.

According to the registrar, the new deputy vice- chancellor had  impacted positively during his tenure as former Dean of College of Plant Science and Crop Production(COLPLANT)

“He carved a landmark niche of reference till date as Director of Institute for Human Resources Development (INHURD).

“His monumental contributions to the development of the university towered and soared higher,following his election into the University Governing Council.

“He is bringing his embodiment of experience cutting across the university mandate and core values to bear largely on the institution’s quest for a  World-class status under the leadership of the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Felix  Salako,” the statement said .




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