The Governing Council of the University of Ilorin has approved the appointment of 22 new Professors and 15 Readers.
The new Professors, whose appointments were announced by the Registrar, Dr. (Mrs.) Folaranmi Modupe Olowoleni, at the 270th Meeting of the University Senate, are Dr. AbdulWahab O. Issa, the University Librarian; Dr. G.B. Adesiji of the Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development; Dr. Oluyemisi B. Fawole of the Department of Agronomy; Dr. A. S. Abubakar of the Department of English; Dr. S.O. Ikibe of the Department of the Performing Arts and Dr. Hannah Olawumi of the Department of Haematology.
Others are Dr. A.A. Akanbi II, Department of Medical Microbiology and Parasitology; Dr. B. O. Bolaji , Department of Anaesthesia; Dr. P.M. Kolo, Department of Medicine; Dr Omonego V. Mejabi, Department of Information and Communication Sciences; Dr. M.A.
Fakomogbon, Department of Educational Technology; Dr. R.A. Shehu, Department of Health Promotion; and Dr. Bolanle Olawuyi, Department of Social Sciences Education.
Also elevated are Dr. J. O. Olaoye and Dr. K. A. Adeniran, both of the Department of Agricultural and Bio-Systems Engineering; Dr. K.R. Ajao and Dr. I.K. Adegun of the Department of Mechanical Engineering; Dr. Omolara O. Oluwaniyi and Dr. A.A. Baba of the Department of Industrial Chemistry; Dr. O.M. Kolawole and Dr. A.A. Adewara of the Departments of Microbiology and Statistics respectively.
Those elevated to the position of Reader include Dr. O.O. Ibrahim of the Department of Pathology; Dr. Dupe S. Ademola-Popoola of the Department of Opthalmology and Dr. S.A. Aderibigbe of the Department of Epidemiology and Community Health; Dr. M.F. Akorede of the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering; Dr. S. Abdulkareem, Mechanical Engineering; Dr. A.M. Ayanshola, Water Resources and Environmental Engineering; Dr. A.S. Kasum, Dr. T.A. Olaniyi and Dr. O.F. Osemene, all of the Department of Accounting; Dr. M.A. Ajayi and Dr. I.B. Abdullahi, both of the Department of Finance; Dr. E.M. Osezua of the Department of Public Administration, Dr. Y.A. Ahmed of the Department of Geography and Environmental Management; Dr. Oyebisi Azeez of the Department of Veterinary Physiology and Biochemistry and Dr. Adesina Lukman Azeez of the Department of Mass Communication.