By: Adetokunbo Fakeye
The Governor of Osun State, Mr Gboyega Oyetola has confirmed the appointment of Dr. Olawoye Olaniran as the fifth substantive Rector of Osun State Polytechnic Iree.
This was contained in a release from the office of the Head of Service on Friday 27th March, 2020.
Until his appointment, Dr. Olaniran, a Chief Lecturer in the Department of Banking and Finance, was the Acting Rector of the Polytechnic, a position he occupied since 1st July, 2019, following the expiration of the tenure of the former Rector, Dr. Jacob Olusola Agboola.
He holds a Doctorate Degree in Entrepreneurship from Jomo Kenyata University of Agriculture and Technology, Kenya, a Masters of Science in Economics from the University of Ibadan and Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from University of Lagos.
Before he joined the services of the Osun State Polytechnic Iree in 1994, he had worked in Mortgage Bank of Nigeria between 1981 and 1992.Dr. Olaniran was also the pioneer Manager of the Living Spring Savings and Loans Limited, (Now Omoluabi Savings and Loans), Osogbo.