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Makinde Appoints Abideen Lasisi As Acting Rector Of The Polytechnic, Ibadan



 Governor ‘Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has approved the appointment of Dr. Taiwo Abideen Lasisi as the Acting Rector of The Polytechnic, Ibadan.

This was contained in a statement signed by the State’s Commissioner for
Education, Science and Technology, Professor Salihu Adelabu and made available to newsmen in Ibadan on Saturday.
The statement stated further that Dr. Lasisi is to serve in an acting capacity for six months from March 25, 2024 to September 25, 2024.
He explained that the appointment became imperative following the expiration of the tenure of the then Rector, Professor Kazeem Adebiyi on March 24, 2024.
He said that the government looks forward to his hardwork, diligence, and professionalism in realising its mission for the institution.
Dr. Lasisi is an academic with wide experiences in applied sciences with special skills in statistics for national development.
He received a Bachelor and Master’s Degrees in Statistics from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria, and a Doctorate of Philosophy Degree in Statistics (Time Series Analysis) from the University of Botswana, Botswana, South Africa.
He has a very significant experience working in the administration of academic units in tertiary institutions.
He is a former Dean of Student Affairs and Director of Academic Planning and Control Unit, The Polytechnic Ibadan, among other administrative responsibilities that he has undertaken in his academic career.
He lectured at Ladoke Akintola University of Technology as an acting Head of the Department of Statistics.
He belongs to two foremost social cultural groups in Ibadan; Ibadan Solidarity Group (ISG) and Ibadan Action Council (IAC), both affiliates of the Central Council of Ibadan Indigenes(CCII).
—Kunle Bakare.
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