Dada Obafemi, secretary to the university’s Governing Council, in a statement obtained by Premium Times on Monday, said the post of the Vice chancellor will be vacant from October 16.
“Therefore, in accordance with the provisions of the Universities (Miscellaneous provisions) Act No. 11 of 1993, as amended by Act No. 25 of 1996 and The Universities (Miscellaneous provisions) (Amendment) Act 2012, the Council has decided to commence in earnest the due process of appointing a new Vice-Chancellor,” Mr. Obafemi said.
According to Mr. Obafemi, who is also the institution’s registrar, the ideal candidate for the post must, among other attributes, be a distinguished professor of not less than 10 years in one of the disciplines offered by the university; a scholar of national and international repute with proficiency in Information and Communication Technology, ICT; and a professor with track records of teaching, research and community service.