Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State. Photo: TVC

Oyo State governor Abiola Ajimobi has appointed former Vice Chancellor of the University of Lagos Prof. Oye Ibidapo-Obe as Pro-chancellor and Chairman of the Governing Council of Technical University, Ibadan.

His appointment was confirmed by the government on Thursday.

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“The Technical University’s mission is to cultivate a cadre of technical professionals with requisite entrepreneurial skills capable of creating jobs and employment,” the government said in a statement.

Others appointed are Mrs Ibukun-Oluwa Awosika, the Chairman, First Bank Nigeria Plc, Abimbola Sangodoyin, a Professor of Agriculture Engineering at the University of Ibadan and Dr Tunji Olaopa, the Executive Vice-Chairman, Ibadan School of Government and Public Policy.

“While congratulating and urging them to consider their appointment as a call to service, the governor expects them to discharge their duties with absolute loyalty, dedication and in line with government’s vision for the university,” the statement read.