The Governing Council of the University of Ibadan has named Prof. Kayode Oyebode Adebowale the new Vice Chancellor (VC) of the University of Ibadan (UI).
Adebowale’s candidature was ratified by the UI Council led by Chief John Odigie-Oyegun on Thursday, October 14,2021.
Adebowale becomes the 13th VC of the over 70-year-old institution.
Born January 11, 1962 Professor Kayode Oyedode Adebowale completed his BSc, MSc and PhD programmes at the University of Ibadan.
He became a Professor of Industrial Chemistry in 2006. He had postdoctoral experience at the Ebehards Karls University, Tuebingen, Germany and the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Italy.
He has won several accolades which include Fellow, Nigeria Academy of Science, Polymer Institute of Nigeria, Chemical Society of Nigeria and Science Association of Nigeria.
He is married to Dr Yemisi Adebowale and they are blessed with three children.