Professor Adebola Babatunde Ekanola, was elected as the Acting Vice Chancellor, by the Senate of Ibadan University on Monday.
Before his promotion, Infosive noticed that Ekanola was the Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academics.
Our correspondent recalls that five professors were interested in succeeding Professor Idowu Olayinka, the outgoing vice-chancellor whose tenure expired on 30 November 2020.
Ekanola scored 275 votes to defeat four other rivals vying for the position.
Others who contested include Professor Olanike Adeyemo who scored 13 votes, Professor A. Oluleye who got 80 votes, Professor Adigun Agbaje who got 15 votes and Professor Gbemisola Oke who got 14 votes.