At an emergency meeting of the Governing Council of Fountain University, Osogbo, held on Monday, 9 January 2023, the Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of Council, Dr AWA Ibraheem, FCA, announced that the Board of Trustees has approved the appointment of Professor Olayinka Ramota Karim as the 4th Substantive Vice-Chancellor of the University. She is a professor of Food Science and Technology.
The Pro Chancellor informed that the appointment of Prof Karim which is for a four (4) year term, in the first instance, will take effect from 1st March, 2023 as the tenure of the current Vice Chancellor lapses on Tuesday, 28th February 2023. The Vice-Chancellor-designate is to assume duty as the 4th substantive Vice-Chancellor of the University on Wednesday, 1 March 2023.
Dr AWA Ibraheem praised the outgoing Vice Chancellor, Prof Amidu Olalekan Sanni for his passion, forthrightness and dedication to duty, all of which were not only second to none, but made the working environment so conducive.
While congratulating Prof Karim on this well-deserved appointment, the Pro-Chancellor urged her to be steadfast by providing her very best towards uplifting the University to the next level.
ADENEKAN, Sheriff A. (MANUPA, ANIM, MAUA UK)
Registrar & Secretary to Council