Dr Umar Mustapha, Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of council of University of Ibadan, has announced the appointment of Professor Idowu Olayinka as the new Vice Chancellor of the university.
Prof Idowu Olayinka, once served the university as Deputy Vice Chancellor(Academics).
Olayink emerged after a rigorous process. First, adverts were placed for applicants after which the candidates, 13 in number, were subjected to different interview sessions after which six emerged. A final three was then picked from the six. Of the final three, Prof Idowu Olayinka emerged.
Prof Olayinka, a professor of geology who has served UI for 20 years, promised to make the university globally relevant.