By Enigma Ajayi
Mr Gboyega Oyeyola the Governor of the State of Osun, has endorsed the appointment of Dr Olawoye Olaniran as the fifth substantive Rector of Osun State Polytechnic Iree.
This was included in a release from the office of the Head of Service on Friday 27th March 2020.
Until his appointment, Dr. Olaniran, a Chief Lecturer in the Department of Banking and Finance, was the Acting Rector of the Polytechnic, a position he occupied since 1st July 2019, following the expiration of the tenure of the former Rector, Dr. Jacob Olusola Agboola who served for two terms.
He holds a Doctorate Degree in Entrepreneurship from Jomo Kenyata University of Agriculture and Technology, Kenya, a Master of Science in Economics from the University of Ibadan and Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from the University of Lagos.
Before he joined the services of the Osun State Polytechnic Iree in 1994, he had worked in Mortgage Bank of Nigeria between 1981 and 1992.
Dr. Olaniran was also the pioneer Manager of the Living Spring Savings and Loans Limited, (Now Omoluabi Savings and Loans), Osogbo.