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Unilorin gets new Vice Chancellor

The Federal government has approved the appointment of Professor Wahab Egbewole, SAN as the Vice Chancellor of University of Ilorin in Kwara state.

Announcing the appointment at the University of Ilorin Council Chamber, the Pro -Chancellor and Chairman of Council of the University, Mallam Abidu Yazid said Prof Egbewole’ selection was done after rigorous procedure.

Mallam Yazid said the selection was carried out in accordance with the provisions of the University of Ilorin Act,CAP U7 law of the federation.

Professor Egbewole SAN was selected out of 13 shortlisted applicants.

The newly appointed Vice Chancellor will take over from the incumbent VC, Prof. Sulyman Age Abdulkareem whose tenure will end on 15th of October, 2022.

Mallam Yazid urged the new Vice Chancellor to use his wealth of experience in International Law and Jurisprudence to fulfill the vision and mission of the University.

Reporting by Ali Rabiu; Editing by Mariam Benjamin & Annabel Nwachukwu