Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu, the governor of Ondo State, has extended the tenure of Adekunle Ajasin University’s acting Vice-Chancellor, professor Olugbenga Ige, for the next six months which will take effect from 7th, July 2020.
The governor said the extension of the tenure is to put in place necessary machinery for the appointment of a substantive Vice-Chancellor. This was contained in a memo signed by the Chief Press Secretary to Mr governor, Mr Segun Ajiboye.
The memo reads: “Following the expiration of the six-month tenure as Acting Vice-Chancellor of the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, in the exercise of the power conferred on him as the Visitor to the University, has approved the extension of Professor Olugbenga Ige as Ag Vice-Chancellor to oversee the affairs of the University, with effect from 7th July 2020″.
“The extension of appointment of the Acting Vice-Chancellor is for a period of six months, during which period necessary machinery would have been set in motion for the appointment of a substantive Vice-Chancellor.”
Professor Ige was firstly appointed as the acting Vice-Chancellor of the University in January after the 5-year expiration of Prof. Igbekele Ajibefun’s tenure as the Vice-Chancellor.
The governor hereby congratulates professor Ige and pledges his support for his administration.
“The Governor congratulates the acting Vice-Chancellor and assures him of his support and that of his administration.”
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