Fortunes Of The Polytechnic, Ibadan Will Soar During My Term As Acting Rector – Dr Lasisi


By; BAYO AKAMO, Ibadan 

The newly appointed acting Rector of The Polytechnic, Ibadan, Dr. Taiwo Abideen Lasisi has declared that the fortunes of the institution will soar during his term.

Dr Lasisi stated this when he arrived the polytechnic campus on  Monday to resume office  to the warm embrace of the staff and students of the institution. 

The acting Rector promised to key into the road map of development embarked upon by the Oyo State Government by introducing enduring development into academic and infrastructure of the Institution. 

Emphasizing that he spent a better part of his academic career at The Polytechnic, Ibadan where he rose to the highest academic position as a Chief lecturer and served as Dean of Student Affairs and later Director of Academic Planning and Control Unit before crossing to Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomosho, Dr Lasisi said his appointment is more of a homecoming.

The acting rector appreciated Gov Seyi  Makinde for giving him the opportunity to serve.

Deputy Rector of the Institution, Mrs Olaide Salawu led the Deans of Faculties and other senior officers, staff, and students to receive the acting rector. 

Both Mrs. Salawu, who is the Deputy Rector, and Dr. Bolanle Oseni who is the Chairman Committee of Deans and Staff while speaking at the brief welcome reception assured the Acting Rector of their maximum cooperation and support. 

New Nigerian recalls that The appointment of the Acting Rector was made on Saturday March 23, 2024 in a  statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the State Government, Pastor Sulaiman Olanrewaju. 

 Dr. Taiwo Lasisi succeeds Professor Kazeem Adekunle Adebiyi whose five-year tenure elapsed on Monday  March  25, 2024.


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