The Senate of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife has appointed Prof. Anthony Adebolu Elujoba, a Professor of Pharmacognosy, Faculty of Pharmacy as the Acting Vice-Chancellor of the University.
Professor Elujoba has served as the Head of Department of Pharmacognosy, Dean Faculty of Pharmacy, Chairman Committee of Deans, Chairman Faculty Post Graduate Committee/ Board of Studies, Research and Selection Committee, member Faculty Review Panel, Senate Representative on OAU Teaching Hospital Management Board, Member Management Board of Natural History Museum and Post Graduate Board and Dean’s Representative, Faculty of Technology.
He is also the President of the African AIDS Research Network, Nigerian Chapter and a Member, Board of Trustees of the Network of People Living with HIV/AIDS in Nigeria (NEPWHAN).
It was gathered that Prof. Elujoba won the Senate election with 201 votes ahead of Prof. Lamikanra, also from the Faculty of Pharmacy, who had 5 votes.
President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to make the official announcement of Elujoba as the Acting Vice-Chancellor of the institution.