A 300-level student from the Department of Medicine and Surgery, Bowen University, Iwo, Osun State, Iyanuoluwa Odedeji, was on Wednesday appointed as a one-day Vice-Chancellor of the University.
The newly appointed Vice-Chancellor also has Motunrayo Odusanya and Similoluwa Adeyemo as his deputies.
Iyanuoluwa who immediately swung into action sat as the Vice-Chancellor during the Senate meeting of the university, had breakfast in the Vice-Chancellor’s lodge and also took upon himself several other responsibilities attached to the office.
According to the Public Relations Officer of the University, Toba Adaramola, the programme was introduced in 2020 as part of the University’s plan to prepare students for leadership positions. Adding that the two deputies, Motunrayo and Sinmiloluwa came second and third respectively among the ten students that participated in the examinations for the selection.
“He has the privilege to run the University for one day. The ‘breakfast hall’ he commissioned was an initiative of the second one-day Vice-Chancellor in 2021. Whatever he approves is considered approved by the University, and the salary of the Vice-Chancellor shall be divided by 30 days and give him one portion of it,” He said.
Iyanuoluwa however, expressed his immense gratitude to God, the school management and the students, praying that his tenure would orchestrate doors to progress for the University.