Prof Adeniyi Israel Olatunbosun, the immediate past Dean of Law at the University of Ibadan (2014- 2020), has been appointed Acting Vice-Chancellor of KolaDaisi University, Ibadan.
Prof Olatunbosun replaces renowned Professor of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Luke Kolade Ayorinde.
The Professor of law brings to this new preferment a wealth of relevant teaching and research experience at Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife, University of Ibadan and many other prestigious institutions outside the shores of this country, including but not limited to the United Kingdom, Germany and Indonesia.
He is a Professor in the Department of Jurisprudence and International Law, University of Ibadan. He recently served as the President of the Nigerian Association of Law Teachers.
Prof. Idowu Olayinka, the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ibadan, in a statement on Sunday wish Prof Olatunbosun a successful and exciting experience in the new position.
Profile of Professor Adeniyi Olatunbosun
He attended University of Ife, now Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) from 1985 to 1988 and the Nigerian Law School, Lagos 1988 to 1989. After his National Youth Service Scheme at Nigeria Military Police, Kaduna, he joined Ministry of Justice as a state counsel in September 1990 and rose to principal state counsel before he joined the services of OAU as Lecturer 11, department of International law in 1994, promoted lecturer 1 in 1998, senior lecturer in 2004 until May 31, 2013 when he was appointed a professor of law in University of Ibadan.
He served in many capacities as acting head o jurisprudence and private law 2006 to 2012, vice-dean 2008 to 2011 and faculty representative at the Postgraduate college, senate.
In University of Ibadan, he is the head of department of public and international law. He authored three books, edited two and has 75 publications to his credit in learned national and international journals.
Olatunbosun belongs to several academic and professional bodies such as the NBA, Nigerian Association of Law Teachers, European Society of Criminology and Nigerian Society of International Law among others.