The University of Ibadan (UI) has announced a new Provost, some new Deans, Directors and Heads of Department.
In a statement issued by the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Idowu Olayinka, the new appointment takes effect today, August 1, 2020.
The statement added that the new officers followed the “highly successful and impactful stint of the immediate past office holders.”
The officers are:
Prof Catherine Chovwen – Dean of The Social Sciences
Prof. Simisola Akintola – Dean of Law
Prof GRE Ana- Public Health
Prof Juliana Taiwo – Dean of Dentistry
Prof Omo Aregbeyen – Dean of Economics & Management Sciences
Dr Senayon OlaOluwa- Acting Director – Institute of African Studies.
Also, there will also be a change of baton as Head in nearly 60 Departments.
“We wish all the new office holders at the various levels a highly productive, exciting and rewarding experience. We trust you will build on the achievements of those who have occupied those offices previously, as all of us are standing on the shoulder of giants.
“On a personal note, I look forward to a smooth and harmonious working relationship with you in order to take our great institution to a yet unprecedented level. We are in this together.”