The Governing Council of Oyo State College of Agriculture and Technology, at its meeting held on Friday, January 29, 2021, upheld the appointment of a new Deputy Rector of the Institution.
The new Deputy Rector is the first female deputy rector in the history of the institution. Her name is Dr Taiwo Adekemi Akinyemi of Home and Rural Economics Department, Faculty of Agricultural Extension and Home and Rural Economics.
She was elected by the Board of Studies on Wednesday, January 20, 2021, coming after the retirement of the former Deputy Rector from active service.
She joined the employment of Oyo State College of Agriculture and Technology, Igboora, as Lecturer II and she was appointed as Coordinator, Home and Rural Economics Department in 2009. The position she occupied till 2011. In 2011, she got her promotion as Lecturer I, which allowed her to become the acting Head of Department, Home and Rural Economics and the Sub-Dean, Faculty of Agricultural Extension, Home and Rural Economics in 2013.
The new Deputy Rector is a Member, Ibadan Descendant Union, Igboora Branch.
Dr Akinyemi is a regular Public speaker and Guest Lecturer at different forum and has been involved in several Conferences and Seminars.