The Chairman of the Governing Council, Yaba College of Technology (YABATECH), Lateef Fagbemi (SAN), has approved the appointment of Uduak Inyang-Udoh as the Acting Rector of YABATECH effective from Monday, January 30, 2023.
A statement issued by Joe Ejiofor, Deputy Registrar/Head of Public Relations, YABATECH, noted that the appointment was pending until the appointment of a substantive Rector.
He said that Mr Inyang-Udoh, a Chief Lecturer in the Department of Quantity Surveying, was until this appointment, the Deputy Rector (Administration).
He added that other previous positions held by Mr Inyang-Udoh were the Director, Yabatech Consult; Director, Academic Planning; Dean, School of Environmental Studies, and Head, of the Department of Quantity Surveying.
The tenure of the incumbent Rector, Obafemi Omokungbe, ended at midnight on January 29.
Meanwhile, Mr Ejiofor noted that the governing council had made a recommendation for the appointment of a new Rector to the appropriate authority at its meeting held on Nov. 25, 2022.
He said that the governing council, had yet to receive a response in this regard.