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The Vice Chancellor's Welcome Address

Prof. Razaq Olatunde Rom Kalilu

Prof. Razaq Olatunde Rom Kalilu

Prof. Razaq Olatunde Rom Kalilu (PhD, JP., MACS, fsna, FGAIMF)

The Vice-Chancellor’s Welcome Address

Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, Nigeria, owned by Oyo State of Nigeria, was established through a State Law on 23 April 1990. The University’s mandate is to provide suitable condition for the advancement of knowledge, produce self-reliant graduates, apply technology-driven knowledge to creativity, positively impact the global environment, and be epitome of integrity and service. This mandate is encapsulated in the University’s motto: “Excellence, Integrity and Service”.  

The University runs undergraduate and postgraduate academic and professional programmes leading to the award of bachelor and master of Technology/Science/Arts, postgraduate diploma, master of philosophy, and doctor of philosophy degrees in various disciplines in Engineering and Technology, Agricultural Sciences, Pure and Applied Sciences, Basic Medical Sciences, Clinical Sciences, Management Sciences, Computing and Informatics, Arts and Social Sciences, Food and Consumer Sciences and Environmental Sciences.

Located in a peaceful environment, the University, with its main campus in Ogbomoso and another campus in Iseyin, provides conducive atmosphere for research and learning with up-to-date facilities and rich academic and social cultures. Our academic support services are dynamic and efficient. The University continues to fulfil its mandate and actualize its vision, without any racial, national, ethnic, religious, gender and social-cultural restrictions. The quality of products of this University and their contributions to the global economy are indubitable testimonies to the fulfillments of the University’s mandate.

On behalf of the Governing Council, the University Senate, staff and students of this great institution, I welcome you to the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso and invite you to explore our facilities and partner with us in all ways possible.   

Prof. Razaq Olatunde Rom Kalilu
PhD, JP., MACS, fsna, FGAIMF