UI Appoints New Bursar

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"Mr Popoola has since assumed duty, the statement added.

The governing council of the University of Ibadan has appointed Mr Adewuyi Popoola as the new Bursar.

In a statement, the university’s Director of Public Communication, Mr Olatunji Oladejo, said the appointment takes effect from Monday, 20 September 2021.

“Mr Popoola was born on 7 March 1964 in Ilora, Afijio Local Government Area, Oyo State, Nigeria. After elementary education, he had his secondary school education at Ilora Baptist Grammar School, Ilora, Oyo State between 1975 and 1981,” he said.

The new bursar holds a Higher National Diploma (Accounting) from The Polytechnic, Ibadan; Bachelor of Science (Accounting), in the First Class Division, from the Lead City University, Ibadan and Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Ibadan.

He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (FCA) and an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (ACTI).

An adroit manager of men and resources, the new bursar, after a stint in private organisations as Accountant and Audit Manager, joined the services of the University of Ibadan in 2000 as a Senior Accountant (Pension Office).

He rose to the position of Principal Accountant in 2005 and Chief Accountant in 2009. He was appointed the Deputy Bursar, Postgraduate School (now Postgraduate College) in 2014, Deputy Bursar (Finance) 2017, and Deputy Bursar (Administration) 2019, a position he occupied till his new appointment.

Mr Popoola has since assumed duty, the statement added.

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