Prof. F.O.I. Asubiojo
Prof. Asubiojo joined the services of Obafemi Awolowo University as a Graduate Assistant in the Department of Chemistry in 1972 after obtaining a First Class Honours degree in Chemistry from the same department in June 1972.
On the completion of his Ph.D degree at Stanford University, California and a post doctoral stint at the University of California, Irvine, both in the U.S.A, he returned home to resume duties in the Department of Chemistry as Lecturer II. He rose through the ranks to the post of Professor of Chemistry in 1993.
A dedicated teacher and prolific researcher, he has supervised/co-supervised 7 Doctoral and 4 Masters Degree candidates, and he serves as external Examiner at undergraduate levels for various Nigerian Universities and reviewer for many International scientific journals.
Prior to his present appointment as Director, Centre for Distance Learning, he has held many important administrative positions, including Head, Department of Chemistry (1997 – 2000), Member, Governing Council (1995 -1997), Chairman, Implementation Monitoring Committee of the 2004-2008 Strategic Plan (2005 – 2009), among others. At the National level, he has served as a resource person for the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (1993 – 1998), Panelist, Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan (2001 – 2003) and he is currently a member of the Governing board of the National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA).
Dr. M.O. Adeyeye
Mike Adeyeye lectures at the Department of Local Government Studies, Faculty of Administration, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. He holds a B.Sc. Political Science (Ibadan), M.Sc. Local Government Studies (Ife) and Ph.D. Political Science (Ibadan), specializing in public administration and governance studies.
Prior to his present appointment, he has served as Head, Department of Local Government Studies (2006- 2008) and Vice-Dean, Faculty of Administration (2005-2007). He has also served as Secretary to Obokun Local Government, Ibokun, Osun State (1991-1993); this experience afforded him the practical facet of governance and administration. He has consulted for governments and NGOs, the World Bank, UNDP, ADB and various donor and international agencies. His current interests are in e-governance and Open, Distance and e-learning.
Mrs. Dorrit Ocan
After her Youth Service year in 1978, Mrs. Ocan worked as a banker in one of the commercial banks in the country. Three years later, she changed over to Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife and started her career as a professional University Administrator.
She rose through the ranks between 1982, when she joined the University Registry and 2010 when she retired from the service of the University to become a Director.
She was in Planning, Budgeting and Monitoring/MIS Unit for a total of twenty two (22) years and was the Ag. Director (Academic Planner) for nine (9) years. She was the Director, Directorate of Council Affairs for three (3) years. She worked in three (3) Faculties in the University as Faculty Secretary for four (4) years. She was Hall Fellow in two (2) Halls of Residence for many years as additional responsibility.
She was offered a one (1) year contract appointment by Obafemi Awolowo University before she finally left the University Administration as Director, Council Affairs in October 2011. Mrs. Ocan assumed duty as the Administrative Secretary in Centre for Distance Learning on 4th June, 2013 on contract appointment.