LAGOS—A seasoned administrator, Prof. Ayandiji Daniel Aina has been appointed as the third substantive Vice-Chancellor of Caleb University, Lagos, Nigeria.
According to a release issued by the Registrar of the University, Mrs. Folake Okor and made available to newsmen, Prof. Aina until his appointment was the Provost, College of Management and Social Sciences, Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo, Ogun State.
The Professor of Political Science and Public Communication has formally taken over the Vice-Chancellorship of the university from the Acting Vice-Chancellor, Prof.Olufemi Oludimu, following the expiration of the tenure of the substantive Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Ayodeji Olukoju.
An embodiment of experience at very top level of university administration, Prof. Aina carved a monumental niche as President/Vice-Chancellor of Adeleke University, Ede, Osun State (2011-2013).
Earlier, the renowned Political Scientist had impacted positively at Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo, Ogun State as pioneer Head of Department of Political Science (1999-2003) and successively as substantive Dean, Faculty of Management and Social Sciences (2003-2006).
Prof.Aina pioneering profile soared when he was saddled with the responsibility of building the Postgraduate School from the scratch following his appointment as the first Dean in 2010.
Thereafter, the university Don was appointed Dean of Bussiness School in the same university(2013-2015).
Prof. Aina appreciable impact is not limited to Babcock University, as a matter of fact, he extended the tentacles of his midas touch to Osun State University, Ede, Osun State as foundation Head of Department of Political Science and International Relations in 2009.
Two years later, the revered Scholar took a quantum leap with his appointment as President/Vice-Chancellor, Adeleke University, Ede, Osun State ( 2011-2013 ).
As God would have it, history has repeated itself by beckoning and smiling afresh on Prof. Aina with his appointment as the third substantive Vice-Chancellor of Caleb University, Lagos, Nigeria.
However, Prof.Aina landmark achievements is not limited to academic community, he had earlier cut his teeth as a senior Journalist for ten years in the old Daily Times of Nigeria Plc where he rose steadily to the post of Assistant Director (1989-1999).