Osun University gets new Vice Chancellor

By Yinka Salaam, Osogbo

Professor Labode Popoola

Professor Labode Popoola has been appointed the new Vice Chancellor of Osun State University, Osogbo.

A press statement signed by the Director of the Bureau of Communication and Strategy, Mr Semiu Okanlawon stated that the appointment by the Osun State Governor was in line with the recommendations of the Council of the institution.

“The recommendations signed by the Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of the Council of the university, Mr Yusuf Ali (SAN) was approved by the Governor after considering the report of the selection board,’’ Mr Okanlawon explained.

Born on September 28, 1960, Professor Popoola hails from Inisa in Osun State and worked at the Department of Forest Resources Management, University Ibadan in Oyo State.

He will take over from Professor Jelili Oguntola Alamu who has been at the helms of affairs as acting VC since last year.

Mercy Chukwudiebere