Emeritus Professor J. ‘Bayo Adekanye has been appointed Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of Council for the newly established Chrisland University, Abeokuta, Ogun State.
The appointment was sequel to an initial letter of invitation and call to service sent by High Chief Dr. (Mrs.) W.A. Awosika (OON), Chancellor/Chairman, Board of Trustees, Chrisland University, and Emeritus Professor Adekanye’s positive response to her invitation.
The choice which resulted from a head hunt was based on Professor Adekanye’s many years of outstanding performance, experience in both private and public universities, and exposure at national and international levels.
The Chancellor/Chairman Board of Trustees is convinced that his pedigree will be a great value to university.
Professor Adekanye, earned his initial B.Sc. honours degree in Political Science from the University of Ibadan, in 1967 and the subsequent Master’s and PhD from Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, USA, 1971 and 1976 respectively.
He is a well-established and respected Nigerian scholar and Professor of Political Science, with considerable international reputation and stature.