FUNAAB Gets New Acting Registrar, Oluwatoyin Morufat Dawodu - EDU-BIZNEWS


Thursday, September 28, 2023

FUNAAB Gets New Acting Registrar, Oluwatoyin Morufat Dawodu

Federal Government of Nigeria  has approved the appointment of Mrs.Oluwatoyin Morufat Dawodu as Acting Registrar of the Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta (FUNAAB) in Ogun State, in what can be described as the  Independence Day 'gift' to the University Community, 

The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in a statement made available to Edu-Biznews on Thursday by the university's management, approved the appointment based on the recommendation of the Vice-Chancellor, Prof.Olusola Babatunde Kehinde 

Mrs.Dawodu's appointment takes effect from October 1, 2023 until further notice a

October 1 is the Independence  Day anniversary of Nigeria, a nation revered and celebrated as Africa's  largest economy.

This year's celebration is unique for FUNAAB because as members of the University Community will be joining fellow Nigerians at home and in diaspora to celebrate the independence day, they will also be savouring the appointment of the new Acting Registrar whose appointment takes effect that same day.

According to Mrs.Dawodu's letter of appointment, dated  September 25, 2023 and signed by the Vice - Chancellor, part of it reads 

"Following the  expiration of the tenure of Dr.Hakeem Adebola Adekola,the Registrar of the University and the absence of the Governing Council to complete the process uof appointing a substantive Registrar of the University,the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has approved my recommendation that you be appointed as the Acting Registrar of the University".

A quintessential Administrator, Mrs.Dawodu is bringing her Thirty Three (33) years post graduation working experience in University administration; Fourteen (14) years of which she judiciously utilized  as Deputy Registrar in various arms of the institution's to impact positively on the Registry and the entire system, at large.

Until her appointment, the unassuming, easy going and good mixer was Deputy Registrar 1(Academic Staff,Establishment).

A product of the famous St. Teresa's College, Oke Ado, Ibadan, Mrs.Dawodu attended University of Ibadan (UI) where she studied Psychology as and thereafter obtained her second degree in Clinical Psychology from the same institution.

Dawodu joined the services of the University in 1990 as Administrative Officer and rose through the ranks to the position of Deputy Registrar in 2009.

In 2020, she was appointed Deputy Registrar 1, in recognition of her immense contributions to service delivery.

A former Chairman of Association of Nigerian Universities Professional Administrators (ANUPA),FUNAAB Branch, Mrs.Dawodu is a member of many professional bodies.

These include Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria (CIPMN) and Fellow, Institute of Corporate Administration of Nigeria (FCAI).

Oluwatoyin Morufat Dawodu is happily married and blessed with children

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