LIST OF GOVERNING COUNCIL MEMBERS AND THEIR BACKGROUND
Prof Caleb Adeniyi Osuntogun, OFR (Pro-Chancellor/Chairman of Council)
A renown Agricultural Economist who graduated from the University of Ibadan and University of Leeds, United Kingdom. Worked in UBA and Central Bank of Nigeria before joining the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. He became a Professor of Agricultural Economics in 1980, in the same University.
He later got appointed as the Vice-Chancellor of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. He is a Director/Chief Executive Officer of FEDEN/LEAD. He is a member of various Professional bodies. He was a Consultant Environmental Economist on biodiversity to the UN Environmental programme/Nigeria’s Federal Environmental Protection Agency. He was a Member of the Governing Council of the Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo.
Honourable Justice Raliat Iyabo Bukunola Adebiyi
She is a Jurist and an Administrator. She was called to the Nigeria Bar in 1985 and had been Company Secretary/Legal Adviser to various Banks and Companies in Nigeria. She is currently a Judge in the High Court of Justice, Lagos State Judiciary.
A renowned architect, who is a lead Consultant in his own private practice. He was also the immediate past commissioner of Works and Infrastructure in Ogun State. He is currently a Minister of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in-charge of Mines and Steel Development.
Professor Oladapo Abraham Afolabi, CFR
A former academic who taught in the Obafemi Awolowo University, University of Zimbabwe and Ladoke Akintola University of Technology. A specialist in environmental and food nutritional Chemistry. He later became the Head of Service of the Federation of Nigeria in 2010. He is currently the Pro-Chancellor and Chairman, Governing Council of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology and Chairman, Board of Advisors, Ibadan Business School. He sits as Director on various Company Boards.
Professor Olufemi Adebisi Bamiro, FAS
A Professor of Mechanical Engineering and former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ibadan. Former Pro-Chancellor and Chairman Governing Council Tai Solarin University of Education. Currently a Member of the Governing Councils of Bells University of Technology, Ota and Redeemer’s University, Ede.
Graduated as a Medical Doctor from the University of Jos. He is also a Harvard Business School Alumnus. He had a career change immediately after the National Youth Service Corps programme, when he joined the Banking industry. He worked in various prominent banks and later became the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the defunct Fountain Trust Bank Plc.
He is currently the Executive Vice-Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Secure Electronic Technology Plc., Lagos.
A practicing obstetrician and gynecologist. He won many laurels as a Medical graduate from the University College Hospital, Ibadan. He is a renown Consultant gynecologist. He is a versatile poet and author, who has written many novels, and plays.
He founded and runs with other like minds an education and health youth-based NGO called Educare Trust in Ibadan, where he resides and has his thriving Medical outfit.
Alhaji Oladiti Oladapo
A graduate of the University of Ibadan and a former Head of Service, in Oyo State.
Mallam Bashiru Tukur
He was an Acting Registrar of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. He later became an Executive Director of United Bank for Africa and Ashaka Cement Plc. He was once also the Managing Director and Chief Executive of International Merchant Bank Plc. He served as a Director of Central Bank of Nigeria and Nigerian Security Printing and Minting Company. He is a Fellow of the Nigerian Institute of Personnel Management and Member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers.
Chief Akin Olujinminmi, SAN
He was a renowned lawyer, was called to the Bar in Nigeria in 1979 and awarded the Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) in 1997. He is a Senior Partner in the firm of Olujinmi and Akeredolu Chamber reputed for his advocacy skills. He is a consultant to various State Governments on legal and constitutional matters.
He is a former Minister of Justice and Federal Attorney General of Nigeria (July 2003 – July, 2005). He is happily married with children and grand-children.
HRM Oba Abiodun Kola-Daisi
He is a seasoned economists. He had his first degree in Economics from the famous University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University) in 1984 and a Master of Business Administration (MBA), majoring in Finance and Financial Management in 2000. He was the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Fountain Securities Limited, Executive Chairman, Oyo State Finance and Investment Company Limited (OSFICOL) between 2012 and 2015. He is presently the Executive Chairman of Royal Resorts, Ibadan. He is married with children.