Former Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) and top contender in the concluded Vice Chancellorship race in the University of Ibadan, Professor Adeyinka Aderinto has congratulated the 13th Vice Chancellor-elect Professor Kayode Adebowale.
Aderinto, who came top in the final eight before appearing before the VC Selection Board stated that,
“It is time to move on and support the new boss in the interest of our university.
“Let me join others in congratulating Prof K. Adebowale on his emergence as our next Vice-Chancellor. I also desired the position and gave it my all, but it’s not meant to be this time around.
“It has pleased God, the decider of all affairs, to hand over the leadership of our University to Prof Adebowale for the next five years.
“We pray that Almighty God will grant him good health, wisdom, and all that he may require to succeed in the office. After more than one year of an engaging contest, it is time to move on and support the new boss in the interest of our University. May Almighty God gives us the grace to please Him in all our ways,” he added.