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Jubilation in FUTA as New VC Emerges


It was jubilation galore on Wednesday at the Federal University Of Technology, Akure, (FUTA), when the new Vice Chancellor, Prof. Adeola Fuwape, was inaugurated as the 7th substantive Vice Chancellor of the university.

The pro chancellor of the institution, Senator Joseph Waku, congratulated the new Vice Chancellor and the entire university community over the appointment. He urged the staff and students of the university to cooperate with the new VC in paddling the canoe of the institution to an enviable end.

According to him: ” We gain nothing in a place where there is rancour, l urged you to please allow peace to reign in cooperating with the new Vice Chancellor”.

In his speech, the out gone Vice Chancellor, appreciated the students and staff for the spirit of doggedness and workmanship they applied and exercised during his tenure as the head of the institution.

He implored them to join hands with the new VC in making the institution better than he met it.

In his thank you message, the new vice Chancellor, Prof. Joseph Adeola Fuwape, pleaded with the staff and students of the school to join hands with him in maintaining  the good name the school is known for,as a new chapter has just been opening.

Speaking further, Prof. Fuwape, unveiled  his seven points policy and agenda for the school ranging on academic improvement, human development, ICT &research, better students welfarism, training and re- training of staff and host of others.

Meanwhile, the state Governor, Arakunrinn Olurotimi Akeredolu, had earlier pledged and promised to collaborate with the institution in making the state grow.

Prof. Joseph Adeola Fuwape was born 1957 at Ile-Ife in Osun State.

A professor of wood Engineering, from University of Ibadan.

Member of forestry Association of Nigeria, Member institute of wood science, England.

Prior to his appointment, he has worked in the university system for over 30 years.

He joined FUTA as an assistant lecturer on October 1st 1960.


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