Unilorin V-C elected West African Universities Sec-Gen

Unilorin V-C elected West African Universities Sec-Gen

By Fatima Mohammed-Lawal, Ilorin.

 

Prof. Wahab Egbewole, the Vice-Chancellor of University of Ilorin (Unilorin), has been elected the Secretary-General of the Association of West African Universities (AWAU).

 

A statement issued by Mr Kunle Akogun, the Director of Corporate Affairs of Unilorin, on Saturday in Ilorin, said that the election was one of the major highlights of the 8th Conference and 10th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the association, hosted by the University of The Gambia, Banjul, between Jan. 18 and 20.

 

The statement said that Egbewole was elected Secretary-General, alongside others, including Prof. Johnson Boampong, the Vice-Chancellor of University of the Cape Coast, Ghana, who was Chairman.

 

“Also Prof. Herbert Robinson, the Vice-Chancellor, University of The Gambia, was elected as Vice-Chairman; and Prof. Akeem Lasisi, the Chancellor of the Federal University of Health Sciences, Ila Orangun, was elected as Financial Secretary.”

 

The statement said that the executives had three-year tenure.

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