The Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife now has a new Vice Chancellor, Professor Eyitope Ogunbodede. A Professor of Dentistry, Ogunbodede was former provost of College of Health Sciences of the University. The Pro-Chancellor and and Chairman of the university’s governing council, Dr. Yemi Ogunbiyi, while making the announcement Monday, May 8, said Prof. Ogunbodede emerged after 21 candidates were interviewed for the position.
Amiloaded gathered that Professor Anthony Elujoba has been acting as the vice chancellor of the school, following the dissolution of the Prof Rowland Ndoma-Egba led governing council over allegation of corruption.
Dr Ogunbiyi said that the selection process was jointly by done by the school senate and the council.