OAU appoints Ogunbodede as substantive VC
Authorities of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Osun State have appointed a substantive Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Eyitope Ogungbenro,Ogunbodede as the head of the institution.
Wild jubilation by students and other members of the university community greeted the emergence of the Professor of Dentistry immediately the Chairman of the Governing Council of the institution, Dr. Yemi Ogunbiyi announced the new VC yesterday at a press briefing.
Ogunbiyi, who led other members of the Governing Council to the venue of the press briefing said the 11th VC of the university emerged following rigorous screening and interview by both the Senate and the council to ensure the best and most qualified candidate from 21 applicants is selected.Ogunbodede will succeed the outgoing Acting Vice Chancellor, Prof. Anthony Elujoba as he takes over next month.
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