Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Thursday approved the appointment of Dr Nosiru Onibon as the acting Provost, Michael Otedola College of Primary Education (MOCPED), Noforija, Epe.
Mr Obafela Bank-Olemoh, the Special Adviser on Education to Ambode, said the appointment takes immediate effect.
Bank-Olemoh said that Onibon’s appointment follows the demise of the former Provost, Prof. Olurotimi Akeusola, who died this year.
According to him, Onibon was born on Oct. 13, 1967 and attended Ansar-Ud-Deen Primary School, Epe (1974-1980).
He attended Alaro Community High School, Iraye-Oke in Epe (1980-1985).
Onibon bagged his First Degree in Arts, Arabic Language and Literature from the Lagos State University in 1992 and then his MSC in International Relations in 1998 and Arabic Language Studies in 2000 from the University of Ibadan and Lagos State University respectively.
The acting provost also holds Ph.D in Arabic Language Studies from the International Islamic University, Malaysia and has published many research publications and books.
Bank-Olemoh expressed confidence that given his qualifications and prior experience, Onibon would transit well into his new position as the acting provost and capably manage the affairs of the institution.