YABATECH names Oyelola as Acting Rector

Following the expiration of the tenure of the Rector of Yaba College of Technology (YABATECH), Dr. Margaret Kudirat Ladipo, on December 9, the Governing Council of the college has named Dr. Taiwo Oyelola as Acting Rector with effect from December 10, 2017.

The appointment was in pursuant of section 7(1) and 9 (4) b of the Federal Polytechnic Act, which empowers the Chairman of Governing Council to make such an appointment while awaiting the appointment of a substantive Rector. Dr. Oyelola, an experienced Environmental Chemist and entrepreneurship education lecturer, had her first and second degrees in Chemistry from the University of Lagos and a Doctorate Degree in Environmental Management from the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun State.

She is a Chief Lecturer and former Director, Centre for Entrepreneurship Development, and member of the American Society for Nutrition; Institute of Chartered Chemists of Nigeria; Chemical Society of Nigeria; Nigerian Society of Environmental Management, and Women in Technical Education and Development.

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