The authorities of the Osun State University (UNIOSUN), Osogbo, have announced the appointment of a 45 year old professor of geo-technical engineering, Afeez Bello, as an acting vice-chancellor.
Mr Bello, who until his latest appointment, was the deputy vice-chancellor in charge of administration and development, is expected to resume office on Friday, November 5 after the expiration of the incumbent’s term of office on Thursday 4th of November, 2021.
The outgoing vice-chancellor, Labo Popoola, a professor of forest economics, is expected to end his tenure on Thursday and return to the University of Ibadan where he is a serving lecturer.
The announcement was made on Wednesday morning by the university’s Pro-chancellor and chairman of the governing council, Yusuf Alli, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria.
Alli said the appointment became imperative following a subsisting ligation over the selection process