Prof. Olusola Kehinde Becomes FUNAAB New Deputy Vice-Chancellor - THE ENCOUNTER NEWS


Monday, November 8, 2021

Prof. Olusola Kehinde Becomes FUNAAB New Deputy Vice-Chancellor

LR: The outgone Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Clement Olabinjo handing over the baton to Professor Olusola Kehinde

ABEOKUTA - A renowned Professor of Plants Breeding and Genetics, Olusola Babatunde Kehinde has been appointed the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Development of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB).

According to a statement issued by the University Registrar, Dr. 'Bola Adekola, Prof Kehinde  took over from Prof.Clement Olabinjo Adeofun whose successful tenure of office ended last week.

Prior to his appointment, Prof Kehinde had served the University meritoriously at top Management cum leadership level, leaving on his trail enduring legacy of immense contributions to the overall development of the institution.

Prof. Kehinde impacted positively during his tenure as former Dean of College of Plant Science and Crop Production (COLPLANT), thereafter he carved a landmark niche of reference till date as Director of Institute for Human Resources Development (INHURD).

His monumental contributions to the development of the University towered and soared higher,following his election into the University Governing Council.

O.B as he's fondly called especially in  academic circles is bringing his embodiment of experience, cutting across the University mandate and core values to bear largely on the institution's quest for a  World-class status under the leadership of the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Felix Kolawole Salako.

Prof. Olusola Babatunde Kehinde is happily married to Prof.Iyabode Kehinde who is the University's Director of Academic Planning and they are blessed with children.

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