Professor Kayode Adebowale emerges as the new Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ibadan – the premier Nigeria University.
He is appointed as the 13th Vice-Chancellor from a three-man shortlist which comprise of which also includes the Acting VC Prof. Babatunde Ekanola.
The shortlisting process which began on July 4 was carried out by the Joint Senate-Council Selection Board of the university.
Fifteen Applicants were shortlisted and interviewed and reduce to eight applicants before the final three were picked for Federal appointment.
Chairman, Governing Council, University of Ibadan, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, made the announcement around 8:00 p.m. on Thursday at the Senate chambers of the university.
The new VC who was the former deputy VC ( administration ) seeks the support of the staff, students, and the general public to help the university attained greater heights.