FG Appoints Dr Abdul Rector Of Yabatech

Dr. Abdul

The Federal Government has approved the appointment of Dr Ibraheem Adedotun Abdul as the Rector of Yaba College of Technology.

A statement released by Joe Ejiofor, the institution’s Head of Public Relations, noted that Dr. Abdul, a Chief Lecturer in the Department of Mechanical Engineering was until this appointment, the Director of Open Distance and Flexible E-Learning (formerly, Flexible Skills Development Centre) of the College.

He was also a former Head, Department of Mechanical Engineering, in addition to serving as Chairman and member of important and strategic management and academic board committees.

Dr. Abdul, a native of Ado-Odo-Otta in Ogun State was born in 1965. He joined the service of Yaba College of Technology in 1993 as Lecturer 2 and rose steadily to become a chief lecturer in 2012.

Institutions Attended/Qualifications With Dates

1. Okayama University, Okayama, Japan – Ph.D(Engineering)- 2011

2. University of Ibadan- M.Sc(Industrial &Production Engineering) – 2004

3. University of Lagos(M.Sc Mechanical Engineering) – 1996

4. University of Lagos(B.Sc, Mechanical Engineering)-1987

5. Ansar-ud-deen College, Isolo(O/A Leve)- 1983

Membership of Professional Association

1. Fellow, Global Academic of Entrepreneurship and Innovation- 2022

2. Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineer(IEEE) – 2010

3. Registered Member, Council of Registered Engineers in Nigeria(COREN) – 2004

4. Corporate member, Nigerian Society of Engineers(NSE) -2003

Dr. Abdul, a scholar of high repute and immense quality has published valuable and scholarly papers in both local and international journals.

Dr. Abdul who is happily married with children is succeeding Engr. Obafemi Omokungbe whose tenure as Rector ended on the 29th of January, 2023.

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