Adenike Temidayo Oladiji, born April 27, 1968, better known as Adenike Okadiji, is a prominent Nigerian academic and the first female vice chancellor of the Federal University of Technology Akure. The institution’s governing council approved her appointment during a special meeting on May 13, 2022.
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Early Life and Education
On April 27, 1968, Adenike Oladiji was born. Between 1972 and 1977, she attended Christ Anglican School, Ijomu-Oro, and Iludun Oro Nursery and Primary School.
She completed her secondary school at St. Claire’s Anglican Grammar School, Offa in Kwara State from 1977 to 1982.
She graduated with a B.Sc. in Biochemistry with a Second Class Upper Division from the University of Ilorin in 1988, an M.Sc. in Biochemistry from the same institution in 1991, and a Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the same institution in 1997.
She began working at the University of Ilorin in July 1992 as an assistant lecturer, and in September 2011 she was promoted to professor.
She has worked continuously for more than 29 years in higher education. She has held a variety of posts and served as the chairman and member of practically every university committee.
Positions Adenike Oladiji Held
She has also held a number of positions, such as:
- Head of department, associate dean of the faculty.
- Deputy director of the center for international education.
- Director of the center for research and development and in-house training.
- Director of the central research laboratory.
- Dean of the school of basic medical sciences at the university of kwara.
- Dean of the school of life sciences.
- Member of the governing councils of the federal polytechnic in nasarawa and the Crown Hill University in Eiyenkorin, Ilorin.
Prof. Adenike O. Olukemi became the first female Vice-Chancellor of the Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA) on January 2, 2022.
She is a seasoned academic and administrator with over 25 years of experience in the University system.
Before her appointment as the Vice-Chancellor, she was a professor of Agricultural Economics and had served as the Pioneer Dean of the School of Agricultural and Agricultural Technology.
Prof. Olukemi is a recipient of several awards and recognitions for her contributions to the field of Agricultural Economics and her administrative expertise.
Under her leadership, FUTA has continued to make significant progress in its academic and research programs, as well as in its contributions to the development of the local community and the larger society.
Adenike Oladiji Net Worth
Adenike Oladiji is a renowned Nigerian academic and the first female vice chancellor of the Federal University of Technology Akure. Her net worth hasn’t been estimated yet.
Adenike Oladiji has children and is happily married. After Professor Joseph Fuwape’s tenure ended on Monday, May 23, 2022, Professor Oladiji took over.