A new Librarian has assumed duties at Ekiti State University. He is Mr. Nathaniel Akinola Ajayi. Born in Otun – Ekiti in Moba Local Government Area of Ekiti State, Mr. Ajayi’s appointment took effect from 26th March, 2014. The Governing Council of the University had approved his appointment at its recent meeting. He was a Deputy University Librarian at the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife before his new appointment.
The new University Librarian holds Master’s Degree in Library Science from the University of the Philippines, Quezon City, Philippines in 1983. Mr. Ajayi had earlier obtained a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Nursing from the Arellano University, Manila Philippines in 1981.
His Librarianship experience spanned over 20 years. He had worked as Senior Librarian (Cataloguing), Senior Librarian (Circulation), Librarian Obafemi Awolowo Teaching Hospital, (Ile-Ife) and Librarian in charge of MBA Executive Library , Lagos.
The New University Librarian is a member of several Associations including Medical Library Association of Nigeria, Association of Health Information and Libraries in Africa among others.
He is married to Mrs. F. A. Ajayi and blessed with Children.
Mr. Ajayi is an author of several articles on Library Science.