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The Federal University Technology Akure FUTA first female vice Chancellor Prof Adenike Temidayo Oladiji who was recently appointed has assume office in the Institution. The New FUTA Vice Chancellor Profile and career has been updated here for your information.
Prof Adenike Temidayo Oladiji was handed over to by Prof. Adeola Fuwape who served from May 2017 to March 2022 which makes her the first female Vice Chancellor of FUTA.
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FUTA New Vice Chancellor Profile – Biography
PROFILE OF PROFESSOR ADENIKE TEMIDAYO OLADIJI
Prof Adenike Temidayo Oladiji was born on 27th April 1968 and she attended Christ Anglican School, Ijomu-Oro, and Iludun Oro Nursery and Primary School between 1972 and 1977. She had her secondary education at St. Claire’s Anglican Grammar School, Offa, from 1977 to 1982.
Prof. Oladiji obtained B.Sc.; M.Sc., and Ph.D. degrees in Biochemistry from University of Ilorin, Nigeria in 1988, 1991 and 1997 respectively. She had further trainings at Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel (MASHAV program), Canadian Institute for Innovation Development (CANDIDEV), Calgary Alberta, Canada and African Leadership Institute, Dayton Ohio, USA. She was exchange Scholar of Association of African Universities to University of Cape Coast, Ghana.
The erudite scholar joined the services of the University of Ilorin in July 1992 as an Assistant Lecturer and was appointed a Professor in September 2011. Prior to joining the University, she worked as Research and Development Officer at Kwara Breweries Limited, Offa.
With over 29 years of continuous service in the university system, Prof. Adenike Oladiji has mentored many doctoral students and supervised to completion many doctoral theses. She has held various positions and served on many University Committees as Chairman or Member. She was Head of Department; Sub Dean of Faculty; Deputy Director, Centre for International Education; Director, Centre for Research Development and In-House Training (CREDIT); Director, Central Research Laboratories; Coordinator, U6 Consortium (a consortium of six universities across Africa); Dean, School Of Basic Medical Sciences (Kwara State University, Malete); Coordinator, Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer office, University of Ilorin; Board Member, Technology Incubation Centre, Ilorin: Dean, Faculty of Life Sciences and Member, Governing Council, Federal Polytechnic, Nasarawa and Crown Hill University, Eiyenkorin, Ilorin.
Prof. Adenike Oladiji is a sports lover, an award winner in Badminton, serving as Captain, Unilorin Veteran Badminton club. She is happily married and blessed with children.
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