The federal government through
the Minister of Education, Prof.
Ruqayyat Ahmed Rufa’i, has
appointed two new deputy
rectors for the Yaba College of
Technology. They are Dr Morouf
Adebakin, Deputy Rector,
Administration, and Mr Innocent
Akhuemonkhan, Deputy Rector,
Academics.
Adebakin until his appointment
was the Director, YABATECH
Consult, the Business/
Consultancy arm of the college.
He joined YABATECH as Lecturer
III in 1993 – 10 years after he
worked in the college as a clerical
officer – and rose through the
ranks to become a Chief Lecturer
in January 2011.
He graduated from the
University of Ibadan in 1988
with a BSc in Psychology and
later the University of Lagos
with MSc Psychology and PhD in
Organisational Behaviour in
1990 and 2011. The new Deputy
Rector, Academic, Mr Innocent
Akhuemonkhan until his
appointment was a Chief
Lecturer and Pioneer Director,
Academic Planning Unit of the
college.
He joined YABATECH as a Lecturer
II in 1981, and rose to the
position of Chief Lecturer in the
Department of Food Technology
in January 1999. He was Head of
Department of Food Technology
from 1991 to 1997.
He obtained his B.Sc. Honours
Upper Division, in Biochemistry
(1976) and M.Sc. Food
Technology (1981) at the
University of Ibadan.

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