Professor Adebola Babatunde Ekanola has been appointed as the new vice chancellor of the University of Ibadan UI by the institution Senate.
AUTHENTIC NEWS GIANT reports following the VC Race, Tension arose as Soldiers, DSS storm University of Ibadan over selection of VC.
AUTHENTIC NEWS GIANT learnt that Ekanola until his appointment was the Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academics.
Our correspondent recalls that five Professors had indicated interest in succeeding the outgoing Vice-Chancellor, Professor Idowu Olayinka whose tenure expired on the 30th of November, 2020.
Ekanola scored 275 votes to defeat four other rivals vying for the position.
Others who contested include Professor Olanike Adeyemo who scored 13 votes, Professor A. Oluleye who got 80 votes, Professor Adigun Agbaje who got 15 votes and Professor Gbemisola Oke who got 14 votes.
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