FG appoints Abdul as YABATECH Rector
The Federal Government has approved the appointment of Dr. Ibraheem Adedotun Abdul as the Rector of Yaba College of Technology (YABATECH).
Deputy Registrar and Head of Public Relations, Joe Ejiofor, disclosed this yesterday.
Abdul, a Chief Lecturer in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, was until the appointment, Director of Open Distance and Flexible E-Learning (formerly Flexible Skills Development Centre) of the College.
He succeeds Obafemi Omokungbe, whose tenure ended on January 29, 2023.
He was also Head, Department of Mechanical Engineering, in addition to serving as Chairman and member of important and strategic management and academic board committees.
Abdul, a native of Ado-Odo-Ota in Ogun State, was born in 1965. He joined the service of YABATECH in 1993 as Lecturer Two and rose steadily to become a Chief Lecturer in 2012.
He became a Fellow of Global Academic of Entrepreneurship and Innovation in 2022, a member of Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineer (IEEE) in 2010, a registered member, Council of Registered Engineers in Nigeria (COREN) in 2004 and a corporate member of Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) in 2003.
Abdul, a scholar of high repute and immense quality, has published valuable and scholarly papers in both local and international journals.