Constitutional lawyer and human right activist, Dr. Tunji Abayomi has been appointed as the Pro Chancellor and Chairman of Governing Council of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba -Akoko by the Ondo State Governor, Barr. Rotimi Akeredolu, SAN.
A statement released by the commissioner of information, Yemi Olowolabi contains the approval and reads as follows: “In his administration’s bid to strengthen the development of education in Ondo State, Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu (SAN) has approved the constitution of the governing councils for the four tertiary institutions in the state.
In addition to the governing council of the University, the state governor approved the appointment of three other state-owned higher institutions, namely: University of Medical Science, UNIMED, Ondo, Rufus Giwa polytechnic, Owo, and the Unversity of Science and Technology, Okitipupa.
Members of the Governing Councils for Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko are as follows : Dr. Tunji Abayomi, Pro-Chancellor/Chairman; Prof. Wole Akeredolu; Princess Dupe Adetuwo; Mr. Wale Gbakinro, FCA; Arc. Tosho Ale and Mr. Sam Erejuwa; Special Adviser on Education.
Others are: Commissioner for Finance; Commissioner for Economic Planning; Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology; Engr. Remi Osiberu; Mrs. Ibim Semenitari; Dr. Ibrahim Eneye; Dr. Emmanuel Onyeama
The Governing Board for the University of Medical Sciences, UNIMED, Ondo has the following members: Dr. Tayo Fawehinmi as Pro-Chancellor and Chairman; Prof. Tolu Odugbemi; Chief Adetola Wewe; Dr. Adeluse Obe; Special Adviser on Health and Commissioner for Health
Others are Commissioner for Education, Science; Technology; Mr. Tolu Fadahunsi; Surveyor Niran Akinniyi; Chief Isaac Akintade and Dr.Yemi Mahmud.
The statement also listed the governing board for Ondo State University of Sciences and Technology, OSUSTECH, Okitipupa as follows: Prof. Akinbo Adesomoju as Pro-Chancellor and Chairman; Prof. Segun Adegbulugbe; Prof. Michael Faborode; Mr. Foluso Aminu and Chief Ola Iwaeni
Other include: Secretary to the State Government, SSG; Commissioner for Finance; Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology; Chief Rotimi Ibidapo; Dr. Festus Adejuyite; Prince Jimi Odimayo and Mrs. Pipeola Ikotun.
Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, RUGIPO, Owo jas the following members: Chief Banji Alabi, Chairman; Engr. Febi Adeyemi; Gen. Joshua Adebayo Omosebi (Rtd); Chief Olaide Adelami; Mr Deolu Ijose; Mrs. Olufunke Agagu; Otunba Andrew Aroloye; Mr. Jide Ipinsagba and Mrs. Bosede Osunmakinwa.
Other includes; Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Science and Technology; Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Finance; Permanent Secretary8, Ministry of Works; Permanent Secretary, Establishments and Permanent Secretary, Lands.