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Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Landmark University gets new VC, registrar


The Board of Regents of Landmark University , Omu Aran, has appointed Prof. Adeniyi Olayanju as the substantive vice - chancellor of the institution.

He is the third vice - chancellor of the six - year -old tertiary institution , which was established on March 21 , 2011 .

Olayanju’s appointment was contained in a statement released by the institution’s Corporate Affairs Unit and made available on Wednesday .
The board has as Chairman, Dr . David Oyedepo, who is also the Chancellor of the institution.

According to the statement signed by the board ’s Secretary , Mr . Temidayo Eseyin , Olayanju’s appointment took effect from August 1 .

The statement said the appointment of the new vice chancellor was sequel to the recall of Prof. Aize Obayan , the immediate past vice -chancellor, by the Living Faith Foundation , the proprietor of the institution.

It stated that the choice of Olayanju was a result of a credible process that certified his competence with proof , in line with the agrarian mandate of the university .

The institution also announced the appointment of Dr. Azubuike Ezenwoke as its new Registrar, succeeding Mr . John Izebere.

Olayanju was, until his appointment, the immediate past Dean of Student Affairs , Federal University of Agriculture , Abeokuta.

The statement said Olayanju is an active member of many institutions and societies such as the Nigerian Institute of Agricultural Engineers and the Nigerian Society of Engineers .

The new vice chancellor is also a member of the Nigerian Institute of Food Science and Technology and Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria .

Ezenwoke , on the other hand, has a PhD in Computer Science .

He was also the immediate past Dean of Student Affairs , Covenant University , Ota, Ogun , and had been adjudged the youngest university Registrar in Africa .

Meanwhile, Olayanju, in a remark, reiterated his commitment to the institution’ s agrarian revolution initiative aimed at fighting hunger and unemployment .

According to him, the university is occupying a significant position on the global education road map , with food security a global concern .

(NAN )

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