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Breaking: Landmark varsity gets new VC, Registrar

The Board  of Regents  of  Landmark University, Omu Aran, has appointed Prof.  Adeniyi Olayanju as the third  substantive Vice-Chancellor of the institution.

Olayanju’s appointment was contained in a statement released by the institution’s Corporate Affairs Unit and made available to newsmen in Omu-Aran on Wednesday.

Newsmen report that the board has as  Chairman,  Dr  David Oyedepo, who is also the Chancellor of the institution.

According to the statement signed by Mr Temidayo Eseyin, the  board’s  Secretary, Olayanju’s appointment took effect from Aug. 1.

The statement said the appointment of the new vice chancellor  was sequel to the recall of Prof. Aize Obayan, the immediate past Vice-Chancellor by the Living Faith Foundation, the proprietor of the institution.

It stated that the choice of Olayanju was a result of a credible process that certified his competence with proof  in line with the agrarian mandate of the university.

The institution also  announced the appointment of  Dr Azubuike Ezenwoke as its new Registrar, succeeding Mr  John Izebere.

Olayanju was until his appointment  the immediate past Dean of  Student Affairs, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta.

The statement said  Olayanju  is an active member of many institutions and societies  such as the Nigerian Institute of Agricultural Engineers and the Nigerian Society of Engineers.

The vice chancellor  is also a member of  the Nigerian Institute of Food Science and Technology  and Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria.

Ezenwoke,  on the other hand, has a Ph.D.  in Computer Science.

He was also the immediate past Dean of  Student Affairs, Covenant University, Ota, Ogun, and had  been adjudged the youngest university Registrar in Africa.

Meanwhile, Olayanju, in a remark, reiterated his commitment to the institution’s agrarian revolution initiative aimed at fighting hunger and unemployment.

According to him, the university is occupying a significant position on the global education road map with  food security  a global concern.



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