The Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola has said the appointment of Processor Wahab Olasupo Egbewole as the new Vice Chancellor of the University of Ilorin, Kwara State was a testament to the long years of academic excellence, hard work and his demonstration of great leadership skills.
In a congratulatory statement signed by Ismail Omipidan, his Chief Press Secretary on Friday, Oyetola noted that the emergence of Egbewole came through a rigorous selection and highly competitive process.
The Governor said he has no doubt that the new Vice-Chancellor would bring to bear his experience, knowledge and leadership qualities in the discharge of his official responsibilities and add value to the Institution and improve its ranking.
The statement read, “On behalf of the government and good people of Osun, I heartily congratulate a distinguished son of the soil, Prof. Wahab Egbewole, SAN, on his appointment as the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ilorin.
“In Osun, we are delighted and honoured with his appointment, and are confident in his capacity to move the University to greater heights.
“As a thoroughbred academic, outstanding legal practitioner and versatile administrator, I have no doubt that the new Vice-Chancellor would bring to bear his experience, knowledge and leadership qualities in the discharge of his official responsibilities and add value to the institution and improve its ranking.
“I wish Prof. Egbewole success in this new assignment,” Oyetola concluded.