The Governing Council of Federal Polytechnic, Ile-Oluji,Ondo State has approved the appointment of Engr. Adeolu Olawuni as Acting Deputy Rector of the Institution with effect from 10th September, 2021.
According to the press release signed and made available to this medium by the Head, Information, Protocol and Passages, Mr. Sanmi Enigbokan said the decision was taken at the 14th Statutory Meeting of the Governing Council held on Friday,10th September, 2021,where the recommendation of the Academic Board of the Institution on his election was considered and upheld by the Council accordingly.
As the Acting Deputy Rector, he is expected to assist the Rector in the performance of his functions and discharge other functions as may be assigned to him by the Rector or the Council.His appointment is for a period of one(1) year in the first instance.
Engr. Olawuni is currently a Principal Lecturer in the Department of Electrical Electronics Engineering and the Acting Dean, School of Engineering.
He holds a Higher National Diploma (HND) in Electrical Electronics Engineering in 1997 from the Federal Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti; Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) in Electrical Electronics Engineering in 2002 from Federal University of Technology,Akure ( FUTA); Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng) in 2020 from Osun State University, Osogbo and a Master of Technology (M.Tech) in Electrical Electronics Engineering (Power Option) in 2014 from Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, Osun State.
Engr. Olawuni is a registered Engineer certified by the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN),and a Member of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) and Institute of Electrical Engineers, London respectively.
In his quest for skills acquisition and knowledge, he has attended trainings on Advance Digital Appreciation Programme for Tertiary Institutions; Solar Energy and Entrepreneurship, among other.
He has also fabricated two(2) tested machines tagged Solar-based Agricultural Spraying Machine and Automatic Pop-Corn Machine in furtherance of the promotion of polytechnic education in Nigeria.
To his credit, Engr. Olawuni has published two(2) standard textbooks in his area of specialisation, sixteen (16) journals and thirteen (13) conference and seminar papers.
Engr. Olawuni has served the Polytechnic in some capacities such as Chairman, Polytechnic’s Foundation Day Lecture; Chairman,Board of School of Engineering and Member, Academic Strategic Plans Committee.
The Polytechnic Community seizes this medium to felicitate with the new Acting Deputy Rector on his appointment and wishes him a successful tenure.