President Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday, approved the appointment of Dr Rafiu Soyele, as the Provost, Federal College of Education, Abeokuta.
This is contained in a memorandum signed by the College Registrar, Dr Adedayo Adebayo and made available to the newsmen in Abeokuta.
According to the statement, the appointment is the first time an alumnus of the college would be appointed to such an exalted position.
“The appointment is for an initial period of four years in the first instance, with effect from Sept. 14.
“While felicitating with and wishing the provost a successful tenure, we enjoin the college community to provide all necessary support to him, in order to steer the college to greater heights, “the statement read.
Upon his assumption of duty as the deputy provost of the college in 2017, Soyele was assigned with higher responsibilities as Board Chairman of various strategic Centres and Directorates in the College.