By Demola Akinyemi
ILORIN—The Board of Regents, BoR, led by the Chairman and Chancellor, Landmark University, Dr. David Oyedepo, has appointed Professor Adeniyi Olayanju as the third substantive Vice-Chancellor of the institution with effect from August 1, 2017.
The new appointment was prompted by the recall of Professor Aize Obayan, the immediate past Vice-Chancellor, by the proprietor of Landmark University, Living Faith Church Worldwide.
Also, the BoR further appointed Dr. Azubuike Ezenwoke as Registrar, to succeed Dr. John Izebere.
The new appointments were announced by the Secretary to the Board, Mr. Temidayo Eseyin at the University Assembly during its fourth convocation and the Release of Pathfinders Class of 2017.
During the announcement, Eseyin noted that the university arrived at the choice of Professor Olayanju through credible process that certified his competence with proofs in line with the agrarian mandate of the university.
Professor Olayanju was, until his appointment, Dean, Student Affairs, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta. He is a member of Nigerian Institute of Agricultural Engineers, NIAE; Nigerian Society of Engineers, NSE; Nigerian Institute of Food Science and Technology, NIFST, and Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria, COREN, among others.
The Registrar, Dr. Ezenwoke, has a doctorate in Computer Science. He was Dean, Student Affairs, Covenant University, Ota, Ogun State, and had been adjudged the youngest Registrar in Africa.