The chairman of the University of Ilorin Governing Council, Mallam Abidu Rafindadi Yazid has announced Professor Wahab Egbewole as the 11th Vice Chancellor of the University of Ilorin on Thursday, September 8, 2022, as reported by the University’s radio station, Unilorin FM.
Professor Egbewole, who is expected to replace Professor Ageh when his tenure ends in October, was chosen from a list of thirteen shortlisted and interviewed candidates, including Prof. Mohammed Olanrewaju Ibrahim, Prof. Olubunmi Abayomi Omotesho, Prof. Bashiru Ademola Raji, Prof. Ibraheem Ademola Katibi, Prof. Mikhaila Olayinka Buhari and Prof. Ahmad Shehu Abdulsalam. Prof. Hassan Ajisafe Saliu, Prof. Suleiman Folorunsho Ambali, Prof. Raheem Adebayo Lawal, Prof. AbdulRasaq Akinola Alada, Prof. Baki Toyin Abdulrahim and Prof. Isaac Abiodun Adimula and Prof. Wahab Olasupo Egbewole(SAN).
The announcement comes amid an ongoing strike by ASUU which has put a hold on all academic activities in member institutions, including the University of Ilorin.
By Olatunji Olaigbe.