By Jimoh Sulyman
University of Ilorin has announced legal luminary, Professor Wahab Egbewole SAN as the School’s new Vice Chancellor on Thursday.
The New varsity don, a Professor of Law is billed to succeed the incumbent Professor Sulyman Age Abdulkareem whose tenure will expire in October 2022.
The announcement was made by the Pro chancellor and Chairman Governing Council of the University, Mallam Habidu Yazid Rafindadi.
Egbewole beat off competition from 12 others who vied for the University’s Top job.
Other candidates who vied for the seat are, Professor Hassan Ajisafe Saliu, Professor Muhammed Olanrewaju Ibrahim, Professor Bashir Ademola Raji, Professor Olubunmi Abayomi Omotesho, Professor Ibrahim Ademola Katibi, Professor Mikhaila Olayinka Buhari, and Professor Ahmed Shehu Abdulsalam.
Others are: Professor Suleiman Folorunsho Ambali, Professor Raheem Adebayo Lawal, Professor Abdulrazaq Akinola Alada, Professor Baki Toyin Abdulrahim and Professor Issac Abiodun Adimula.