The Governing Council of Ekiti State University (EKSU) Ado-Ekiti has appointed the Director, Council Affairs of the Institution, Mr. Emmanuel Adebisi Ogunyemi, as the Acting Registrar of the University. His appointment takes effect on 1st May, 2014.
This is sequel to the approval of a year terminal leave of the Incumbent Registrar, Dr. Omojola Awosusi by the University Governing Council at its 111th meeting held on Wednesday, 26th March, 2014.
Mr. Ogunyemi obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Economics at the University of Ife, (now Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife) in 1983 and his Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Science from the University of Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria in 1997. He obtained his Master of Business Administration at the University of Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria in 2000.
Mr. Ogunyemi had held virtually all Administrative positions in the University since he joined the service of the University on 30th November, 1990 as an Administrative Officer I and Faculty Officer, (Faculty of Science). He rose to the position of Deputy Registrar in 2002.
He became the Registrar of the erstwhile The University of Education Ikere-Ekiti, (TUNEDIK) on 16th May, 2008. He supervised the activities of the erstwhile University, (TUNEDIK) from 7th May to 25th October, 2011 until the decision of the State Government to consolidate the three erstwhile state-owned universities into one.
Mr. Ogunyemi is a member and fellow of many Professional Associations such as the Nigerian Institute of Management (MNIM), Association of Nigerian University Professional Administrators and Fellow, Institute of Public Administration of Nigeria.