The Yaba College of Technology (YABATECH) Governing Council has appointed Dr Taiwo Oyelola as Acting Rector of the college following the expiration of Dr Kudirat Ladipo’s tenure.
The appointment, which took effect from December 10, was in pursuant of Section 7(1) and 9 (4) b of the Federal Polytechnic Act, which empowers Governing Council Chairman to make such an appointment while awaiting the appointment of a substantive Rector.
Dr Oyelola is an experienced environmental chemist and an enterprise and entrepreneurship education teacher.
She had her first and second degrees in chemistry from the University of Lagos and a doctoral degree in Environmental Management from the University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (now Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta).
She is a Chief Lecturer and former Director, Centre for Entrepreneurship Development and member, American Society for Nutrition, Institute of Chartered Chemists of Nigeria, Chemical Society of Nigeria, Nigerian Society of Environmental Management, and Women in Technical Education and Development.