OAU reinstates four suspended students, Student Affairs gets new head

The newly appointed Vice-Chancellor of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Professor Anthony Elujoba, has ordered the reinstatement of four suspended students of the department of International Relations. They were suspended on July 25, 2015 by the former VC of the institution, Prof. Bamitale Omole, for misconduct.

“Further to our letter of suspension dated July 25, 2015, I write to inform you that the suspension order placed on you has expired at the end of 2014/2015 academic session.

“You are therefore required to resume your academic programme at the beginning of 2015/2016 session. However, you are bound to be of good behaviour as any further misconduct from you will be met with stricter disciplinary action.


Elujoba appoints Grace Akinola new Dean Student Affairs

In another OAU news, the new VC has announced the appointment of Dr. Grace Oluyemisi Akionla as the new acting Dean of the Division of Student Affairs (DSA). Dr. Akinola of the Department of Accounting replaces Dr. Latefah M. Durosinmi.

The new DSA dean will be assisted by Dr. B. S. Afolabi.

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Prof. B.J. Olasode- Chairman, Security Committee

Mr. Ganiyu Oyebode-Deputy Chairman Security Committee

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Prof. H. B. Olaniyi-Director, Centre for Distance Learning

Dr. O. O Akinwunmi-Deputy Director, Centre for Distance Learning


Prof. Muibi Opeloye-Chairman, Board of OAU Investment Company Limited

Dr. Bisi Olowekere-Deputy Chairman, Board of OAU Investment Company Limited

Dr. R. O. Osoniyi-Deputy Director, Central Science Laboratory

Mr. Abu Lasisi-Secretary, Sports Council

Engineer J. A. Ayodeji-Coordinator, Division of Works and Maintenance Services

Engineer O. Alao-Acting Director, Physical Planning and Development Unit


Prof. L. E. Umoru-Director, Central Technological Workshop and Laboratory

Prof. S. A. Ibitoye-Director, Equipment Maintenance Services

Dr. M. K Alofe-Deputy Director, Equipment Maintenance Services

Engr O. A. Adewara-Acting Director, Computer Centre

Mrs. M. J. Nasir-Deputy Director, Computer Centre


Others are Prof. A. A. Okunade-Director, Information Technology and Communication Unit

Dr. Toyin Mejuini-Acting Director, Information Technology and Communication Unit

Engineer A. T. Oyeniran-Head, Water Engineering Unit, DWMS

Engineer O. O. Akinnagbe- Assistant Head, Water Engineering Unit, DWMS

Prof. S. A. Adediran-Director, Sports Council


Prof. O. O. Soriyan-Director, Central Science Laboratory

Prof. O. K. Owolarafa-Coordinator, Centre for Distance Learning

Prof. F. A. Adesina-Director, Linkages

Dr. O. Ogunlusi-Deputy Director, Linkages

Prof. T. O. Osotimehin-Director IFEDS

Prof. T. O. Oyebisi-Director TPDU

Dr. Akanni Akinyemi-Acting Director, Intellectual Property Technology Transfer Office.


The new appointment is contained in a document titled “2016/2017 directorate appointment.”

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