The Governing Council of the University of Ilorin has approved the appointment of Dr. (Mrs.) Folaranmi Modupe Olowoleni as the new Registrar of the university.
A statement by the Deputy Director, Corporate Affairs of the University, Mr. Kunle Akogun, disclosed that Olowoleni, who is currently a Deputy Registrar, will take over from the incumbent, Mr. Emmanuel Dada Obafemi, whose five-year tenure expires on April 28, 2018.
The Registrar-designate, who joined the services of the University of Ilorin on January 20, 1992, is a 1982 graduate of the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, where she obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. She obtained a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from the University of Ilorin in 1993, an M.Sc. in Management Science and a Doctorate degree in Business Administration in 2015.
Born in Lokoja, Kogi State on April 19, 1961, Dr Olowoleni is a native of Takete-Isao, Yagba-East Local Government Area of Kogi State. She had her early education at St. Louis Private Primary School, Bompai, Kano, between 1971 and 1972; St. Louis Secondary School, Kano,1973-1977 before proceeding to the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria (1978-1982).