BREAKING: University of Ibadan Senate elects Acting VC


The Senate of the University of Ibadan on Monday elected an Acting Vice Chancellor, Professor Adebola Babatunde Ekanola.

Ekanola until his appointment was the Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academics.

Newly elected Acting Vice-Chancellor of University of Ibadan, Professor Adebola Babatunde Ekanola.

According to sources, Ekanola scored 275 votes to beat four other professors nominated for the position.

Others who contested include Professor Olanike Adeyemo who scored 13 votes, Professor A. Oluleye who got 80 votes, Professor Adigun Agbaje who got 15 votes and Professor Gbemisola Oke who got 14 votes.

However, the Director, Public Communication, University of Ibadan, Olatunji Oladejo, confirmed the election of Ekanola.

He said, “It is confirmed that Prof Ekanola, current Deputy Vice-Chancellor Academics has been elected the new acting vice-chancellor.”