Amosun Confirms Adesanya As VC of State University

Channels Television
Updated July 25, 2013

The Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun has confirmed the appointment of Professor Saburi Adejimi Adesanya as the substantive Vice-Chancellor of the state owned university, Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye. 

According to a press statement by the Secretary to the State Government, Taiwo Adeoluwa, the appointment takes immediate effect.

Mr Adesanya, a Professor of Pharmacognosy was named the acting Vice-Chancellor of the University on 27 July 2012 by the institution’s Board.

An erudite scholar, Mr Adesanya has a Doctorate degree in Pharmacognosy from the University of London in 1984. He also holds Masters in Philosophy and Bachelor of Chemistry from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife and the University of Ibadan respectively.

He has teaching experience spanning about 29 years and was Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration) of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife from 2009-2012 from where he was appointed acting Vice-Chancellor of the Olabisi Onabanjo University.