FUTA UPDATES: CHANGE OF REGIME AS THE FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY AKURE(FUTA) APPOINTS THEIR 6TH VICE CHANCELLOR(VC)

Professor Adebiyi Daramola, has been appointed the 6th Vice chancellor of The Federal University of Technology, Akure(FUTA) by the governing council of the Institution on the 10th of may, during the Management meeting of the Institution.

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT FUTA’S NEW VC.
EARLY LIFE
Professor Daramola was Born on the 2nd of March 1958, he had his secondary school education at the Anglican Grammar School, Ile-Ife and Saint Charles College, Osogbo before proceeding to the Polytechnic,
Ibadan in 1975 for his tertiary foundations. He had his first degree from the then University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife) and the Master’s(M.Sc) and Doctor of Philosophy Degrees(Ph.D) from the University of Ibadan.

BRIEF HISTORY OF CAREER
Professor Adebiyi Daramola(FUTA) began his career in the Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Ibadan in 1982 as a Teaching/Tutorial Assistant.
He later joined the services of the Federal University of Technology, Akure(FUTA) as Assistant Lecturer in 1986 and rose through the ranks to become a professor in the
Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension in
1999.

NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
Professor Daramola has served the University in various capacities as:
• Head of Department, Chairman and member of various
committees.
• He has over 50 publications in both National and International reputable journals.
• He is a Consultant to World Bank and Federal Government of Nigeria,
• Agricultural Consultant to International Finance
Corporation/Accord Associate,
• Evaluation Consultant to UK – Department for International Development and
• Consultant to African Development Bank(ADB),
among others.

ACADEMIC RELATIONS
Professor Daramola is also a member of many academic and professional organizations, including American Association of Agricultural Economists, International Association of Agricultural Economists and Nigerian Association of Agricultural Economists etc.

FAMILY LIFE
Professor Adebiyi Daramola is happily married with children and lives with his family at the Federal University of technology(FUTA) akure, Ondo state.

The students at FUTA and the entire academic community, is looking forward to a prosperous reign from the new Academic Icon.

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