Oyo Govt Reveals Why Makinde Appoints Ex-Poly Ibadan Faculty's Dean, Lasisi As Institution's Acting Rector

Why Makinde Appoints Ex-Poly Ibadan Student Affairs’ Dean, Lasisi As Institution’s Acting Rector, Govt Reveals

Oyo Govt Reveals Why Makinde Appoints Ex-Poly Ibadan Faculty's Dean, Lasisi As Institution's Acting Rector
Oyo Govt Reveals Why Makinde Appoints Ex-Poly Ibadan Faculty’s Dean, Lasisi As Institution’s Acting Rector

Oyo State Governor, Engr ‘Seyi Makinde, has appointed Dr. Taiwo Abideen Lasisi as Acting Rector of The Polytechnic, Ibadan.

This was contained in a statement made available to newsmen by the Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Prof. Salihu Adelabu,  Saturday.

According to Adelabu, Lasisi will serve in an acting capacity for six months,from March 25, 2024 to September 25, 2024.

Why Makinde Appoints Lasisi

He explained that the appointment became imperative following the expiration of the tenure of Prof Kazeem Adebiyi on March 24, 2024.

The commissioner noted that the state government looks forward to Lasisi’s hard work, diligence, and professionalism in realising its mission for the institution.

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“Dr. Lasisi is a committed academic with wide experience in applied sciences, with special skills in Sstatistics for national development.

“He received a Bachelor and Master’s Degrees in Statistics from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria, and a Doctorate of Philosophy Degree in Statistics (Time Series Analysis) from the University of Botswana, Botswana.

“He has a very significant experience working in the administration of academic units in tertiary institutions.

“He was a former Dean of Student Affairs and Director of Academic Planning and Control Unit, The Polytechnic, Ibadan, among other administrative responsibilities that he has upheld in his academic career.

“He lectures at Ladoke Akintola University of Technology as an Acting Head of the Department of Statistics till date.

“He belongs to two foremost social cultural groups in Ibadan, Ibadan Solidarity Group(ISG) and Ibadan Action Council(IAC), both are affiliates of the Central Council of Ibadan Indigenes(CCII).

“He is happily married and blessed with children,” the statement added.

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