History Of First VC in Noun

Prof. OJO Gabriel

Jimoh Afolabi

CON, BA, M.A., Ph.D; university teacher, geographer, administrator; Born: November 1, 1930; Hometown: Ado-Ekiti; State: Ekiti; Married: Florence Bukunola Adeyanjie, 1958; nc: three s, three d; ed: St. Georges Catholic School, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State, 1936-42; St. John Bosco's Training College, Ubiaja, 1944-45; National University of Ireland, 1953-57; National University of Ireland, 1961-62. cr: snr. Geography Master/Vice Principal, St. Joseph's Secondary School, Ondo, 1958-59; Lecturer, Nigerian College of Arts, Science and Technology, Enugu Branch, 1959-62; ag. Head, Arts Department, Nigerian College of Arts. Science and Technology, Enugu Branch, 1960-61; ag. Head, Geography Department, University of Ife, (now Obafemi Awolowo University), 1962-64 and 1966-70; prof. Geography, University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University), 1970-80; Head, Geography Department, University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University) 1970-75; Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University), 1972- 74; ch. 

Presidential Planning Committee on the Open University System in Nigeria, 1980-81; VC. National Open University, 1984; Examiner/Team Leader, Chief Examiner, Obafemi Awolowo University representative on some West African Examination Council Boards and Committees, 1963-69, mm: State and Federal Scholarship Selection Boards, 1962-72; dir. Western State Sketch Publishing Company, 1965- 66; mm: Western Nigerian Consultative Assembly, 1969; ch: Western State Forestry Advisory Committee, 1974-76; sec-General, National Laity Council of Nigeria, 1985-90; ch. Governing Council, Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic, Unwana, Imo State, 1986-89; dir. Planning, Pere Robeto (Nigeria) Limited, 1993-95; md. ADEP International Ventures Ltd., since 1996; General sec. 1963; presd. Nigerian, Geographical Association, 1964-65; Editor, Nigerian Geographical Association; 1966-68; presd. Nigerian Geographical Association, 1971-73; mm: American Geographical Society, 1969; American Association for the Advancement of Science, since 1969; PUBLICATION: Yoruba Palaces, A Study of Afins of Yoruba land.

Please I still reading the book to get real year when Noun established.

Professor Afolabi became Noun VC in 1984.

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