The University of Ibadan has promoted 23 lecturers to professorial cadre in various disciplines.
The university’s Vice Chancellor, Professor Idowu Olayinka, who disclosed this on UI’s Staff WhatsApp page, congratulated the new professors on their elevation.
The Chairman of UI branch Academic Staff Union of University, ASUU, Professor Deji Omole, is among those promoted.
The newly promoted professors are: Emmanuel Remi Aiyede of the Department of Political Science; A.E. Awoyemi, Guidance and Counselling; Helen Adekunbi Labeodan, Religious Studies; O. E. Awe, Physics; R.A. Alabi, Archaeology and Anthropology; O. E. Olubusoye, Statistics; I. A. Oladosu, Chemistry; N. A. Shenge, Psychology; O. A. Fakolade, Special Education; K. L. Kazeem, Adult Education; S. A. Babarinde, Teacher Education and M. A. Odeniyi, Pharmaceutics and Industrial Pharmacy.
Others are, S. O. Jimoh, Social and Environmental Forestry; A. O. Omole, Forest Resources Management; N. O. Obi-Egbedi, Chemistry; I. O. Shittu, Statistics; Matthew Nton, Geology; Chioma C. Asuzu, Guidance and Counselling; A.O. Ayeni, Educational Management; F. S. Ezeokoli, Teacher Education; A. A. Sarumi, Adult Education; A. O. Adeleye, and Olukemi K. Amodu, Institute of Child Health.
Also promoted to the cadre of Readers are 13 staff among whom are The Rev Dr O. O. Obijole, Religious Studies; I. O. Popoola, Physics; Ibrahim A. Oyediran, Geology, O. F. W. Onifade, Computer Science; A. A. Aina, Commercial and Industrial Law and G. I. Ogbole, Radiology.
Others are A.O. Lawanson, Economics; O. O. Folaranmi, Social Work; D. A. Oluwole, Guidance and Counselling; Sola Olorunyomi, Institute of African Studies; D. M. Ajayi, Restorative Dentistry; S. A. Onasanwo, Physiology and Dr. S. A. Ademola, Surgery.
The Vice Chancellor said “We congratulate all the colleagues whose promotions have just been announced.
“We are exceedingly proud of you and wish you every success in your career”.