In what appears like New Year gift to the institution’s workforce, the Professor Felix Kolawole Salako-led management of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB) has promoted 500 members of staff.
The promotion came barely a week after the civil servants resumed from the New Year break thus throwing the Alabata Permanent site and Mahuko Mini Campus into celebration galore within the first few days of the year.
Head, Directorate of Public Relations of the university, Kola Adepoju quoted the the university’s Registrar, Dr. ‘Bola Adekola in a release.
He disclosed that twenty-nine, academic staff have been elevated to the position of professor, nineteen to the position of readers while thirty-five other academic staff were also elevated to higher positions.
Dr. Adekola who is also the Secretary to Governing Council, further informed that three hundred and twenty senior non-teahing staff and ninety- seven junior staff were promoted to higher positions with effect from January 1, 2022.
The registrar expressed gratitude to the governing council which acted through the appointments and promotions Committees for Academic Staff and Non-Teaching Staff and the committees aforementioned for enhancing service delivery without compromising standard.