President Buhari appoints Owosibo as Moor Plantation provost

President Buhari appoints Owosibo as Moor Plantation provost

- President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Adekoya Owosibo as the new provost of Moor Plantation, Ibadan

- According to a release, Awosika will serve for a five-year period which takes effect from Friday, August 21

- The appointment was approved through Sabo Nanono-led Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development

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Adekoya Owosibo has been appointed as the new provost and chief executive officer of the Federal College of Animal Health and Production Technology (FCAHPT), Moor Plantation, Ibadan, Oyo state.

Owosibo's appointment was approved by President Muhammadu Buhari through the Sabo Nanono-led Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

According to a release made available by the institution, the appointment which is for a single period of five years took effect from Friday, August 21, Nigerian Tribune reports.

A prolific leader and manager, Owosibo had served in key strategic and leadership positions including the head of department, director of different offices, head of various units and chairman of many committees.

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According to a press release by Moor Plantation, the new provost earned a Bachelor of Science (BSc) and Master’s degree (MSc) in Agricultural Biochemistry and Nutrition from the University of Ibadan in 1995 and 1998, respectively.

President Buhari appoints Owosibo as Moor Plantation provost
Buhari approved the appointment of Dr Adekoya Owosibo as the new provost of Moor Plantation. Credit: Nigerian Tribune
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He went on to obtain a PhD in Animal Science with a specialisation in Monogastric Animal Nutrition and Management from the same institution in 2007.

More to his academic success, Owosibo also bagged an MBA in Human Resources Management at the Ladoke Akintola University (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso in 2019.

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Meanwhile, reported that President Buhari on Tuesday, September 29, made a crucial replacement of two non-career ambassadors-designate previously appointed by him.

This was contained in a letter directed to the Senate president, Ahmad Lawan, which he read during the first plenary after the lawmakers' two-month recess.

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In a similar development, the president approved the appointment of Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) for nine (9) of the agencies under the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture.

A statement posted on the official Twitter page of the Nigerian presidency said the approval letter for the appointments was conveyed to the minister of information and culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, by Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, Chief of Staff to the president, on Tuesday, August 25.

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