THE governing council of the Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA), has appointed Mr Richard Adeyinka Arifalo as the registrar-designate.

Arifalo, until his appointment, was the deputy registrar and acting director, Directorate of Establishment and Human Resource.

His appointment takes effect from 1st June, 2017, and will be for a period of five years, in the first instance.

The new registrar-designate joined the services of FUTA in March 1992 as an Administrative Officer I. Through dint of hard work and excellent performance, he rose to become a deputy registrar in June 2010, and acting director of Establishment and Human Resource in January 2013.

Born on October 6, 1960, Arifalo, a thoroughbred professional university administrator, has a first degree in English Studies from the University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University), and a Master’s degree in Global Management from the University of Salford, Manchester, England.

A well-travelled and digital savvy administrator, Arifalo brings into his new position a rich experience in university and human resource management.
He will succeed Dr Mrs. Modupe Olayinka Ajayi, whose tenure ends on May 31st, 2017.

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