The Governing Council of the Federal University of Technology,Akure led by its Chairman and Pro-Chancellor, Ambassador (Dr)Godknows Boladei Igali, has officially presented the new Vice Chancellor,Professor Adenike Temidayo Oladiji to the Chancellor,Alhaji(Dr) Umar Faruq Umar,OON,the Emir of Katagum in Azare,Bauchi State.
While presenting the new Vice Chancellor during the Council's official visit on Friday June 10,2022 ,the Pro-Chancellor , Ambassador Igali informed the Chancellor that the process that led to the emergence of Prof Oladiji was transparent and that she demonstrated high-level intellectual competence during the interview. He expressed optimism that Professor Oladiji would further deepen the growth of FUTA and its rising profile nationally and globally.
The Vice Chancellor,Prof Adenike Oladiji in her response said she was happy to meet the Chancellor and his council members.She promised to contribute to the development of FUTA with the help of God and cooperation of stakeholders and constant support of the Chancellor.
The Chancellor,HRH(Dr) Umar Faruq Umar 11 thanked the Governing Council for a job well done in the selection process which culminated in the appointment of the best candidate.He thereafter congratulated the new Vice Chancellor on her appointment and assured her of his support.
He encouraged her to stay focused and be thorough while discharging her official responsibility without any fear or favour.
The Registrar,Mr Adeyinka Arifalo on behalf of the Governing and management thanked the Chancellor and his emirate council for their hospitality.He promised that FUTA would advance to new chapter of educational greatness during the administration of Professor Adenike Temidayo Oladiji as the eighth substantive Vice Chancellor.
Other members of the Council who joined the Prochancellor on the visit were Chief Jamiu Ekungba and Alhaji Nasir Abubakar