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Five dons jostle for Unilorin vice-chancellorship

26 June 2012, 13:39

Kwara - Five professors from the University of Ilorin are now jostling for the position of vice-chancellor the Vice Chancellor of the institution .

The office is due to be vacant in October when the incumbent, Professor Ishaq Oloyede would have completed  his two-term tenure.

 The close of the application for the job of the Vice Chancellor on Monday night, June 25 five of the professors from the institution have applied.

 They included Prof. Hassan Salihu of the Department of Political Science; Prof. Ganiyu Hambali, Dean of Veterinary Medicine; Prof.  Luke Ayorinde, immediate past Deputy Vice Chancellor (Management);  Prof. Albert Olayemi, the former Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academics) and Prof. Musbau Akanji, Director of Academic Planning.

 The authority of the institution had in an advertorial on May 14 declared that the exalted office of the Vice Chancellor, currently occupied by Oloyede will be vacant by October 16.

 The university had thus urged interested qualified candidates to submit application on or before June 25.

 Part of the criteria set for the prospective applicants included 10 years experience as a professor who must also be administratively inclined.

 The criteria also included a provision that the applicant must be a Professor in one of the disciplines being offered at the University of Ilorin.

 Some of the applicants who spoke with NAN confirmed that they have submitted their applications and are ready for screening, preparatory to clinching the job.

 The registrar of the institution, Mrs Olufolake Oyeyemi said that the management would endeavour to give all the applicants level playing ground.



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