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   newsdiaryonline.com                       Thursday April 23,2009
The Governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, has approved the appointment of an acting vice chancellor for the Olabisi Onabanjo University, OOU, following the recommendation of the University Governing Council. The new Acting Vice Chancellor is Professor Olusoga Sofola, who until the appointment was a professor of physiology, College of Medicine, University of Lagos.

The Council of the University at a meeting presided over by Otunba Alex Onabanjo, its chairman and pro chancellor, also recommended that the institutionís former vice chancellor Professor Tola Osilesi, the two deputy vice chancellors and the acting registrar should proceed on leave immediately. The recommendation in this regard has also been approved by the visitor to the University.

The new acting vice chancellor brings to his office an impressive academic credential and rich administrative background garnered over the years in the University system. He had served as Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academic and Research, at the University of Lagos between 2003 and 2007.  Professor Sofola, 62, an Indigene of Remo, was at various times the provost, College of Medicine, University of Lagos,
Chairman of Minimum Standard, basic medical sciences, National University Commission, and a commonwealth scholar with over 100 publications to his name.
Adegbenro Adebanjo
Chief Press Secretary to the Governor
April 22, 2009



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