Akintunde becomes provost of Adeyemi College of Education
A statement by the Permanent Secretary, (General Services Office), Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Olusegun Adekunle, said Akintunde was appointed as Provost of the College for an initial term of four years with effect from November 6, 2018.
Akintunde, until his appointment was the Acting Provost of the College, following the completion of the tenure of the former Provost, Prof. Olukoya Ogen.
He was the second alumnus to head the institution and the first to be appointed Deputy Provost in the 54 years of existence of the degree awarding college.
Akintunde, who hails from Ilora in Afijio Local Government area of Oyo State, had his elementary education in Oyo and Ekiti States.
He is a graduate of Geography Education in the then School of Applied Arts and Science, Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo and has a Master of Education (M.Ed.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in Social Studies from the University of Ibadan, Ibadan.
He has been a lecturer in the Department of Social Studies in the last two decades and risen to the rank of Chief Lecturer.
A seasoned academic, he has presented 32 papers at various conferences in Nigeria and abroad.
He has two published conference proceedings and 60 other publications comprising chapters in books, articles in national and international journals and attended nine workshops.
He had been a facilitator to Oyo, Ondo and Ekiti States in Universal Basic Boards in the training of primary and secondary school teachers; Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) capacity workshop for Community Development Committees and the National Institute for Educational Planning and Administration (NIEPA) in training programmes.
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