The substantive Vice-Chancellor of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta ( FUNAAB ), Professor Felix kolawole Salako, on Tuesday received his instruments of office from the Acting Vice – Chancellor, Professor Ololade Enikuomehin.
Salako who is the sixth Vice – Chancellor of the institution, assured that he would “be fair to all.”
He gave the assurance shortly after Enikuomehin handed-over to him in the presence of Principal Officers and other top members of staff, according to a statement by Kola Adepoju, Acting Head, Directorate of Public Relations, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta ( FUNAAB ).
Salako noted that God has been with the University inspite of the recent crisis, that rocked it, noting that the Governing Council should be commended for mustering courage to appoint three Principal Officers in a flawless process within same period.
The Soil Physicist, said that his approach to administration would revolve around his core values of justice and fairness.
According to him, the productivity of staff would be of paramount interest to him while diligence and efficiency among staff would also be rewarded.
“I have the responsibility of the Vice-Chancellor to protect the interest of the University. I have the responsibility to ensure that staff are comfortable. That staff have what is due to them, that students have what is due to them too,” he said.
Professor Salako who was the pioneer Director of the Centre for Community-Based Farming Scheme (COBFAS) at FUNAAB, would officially assume duty tomorrow, November 1.