Dr Dayo Oladebeye as been appointed as the sixth substantive Rector of the Federal Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti (FPA).
Dr Oladebeye’s appointment was contained in a letter signed by the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu.
Adamu, while handing over the appointment letter to Oladebeye, and Chairman of the Governing Council of the Federal Polytechnic, Chief Austin Edeze, advised the new rector to rule with the fear of God.
Oladebeye was the acting rector before the new appointment, following the expiration of the tenure of the immediate past rector, Dr. Taiwo Akande.
Oladebeye, 55, holds a Ph.D in Mechanical Engineering.
He had served three times as Head of Department, Director of Olusegun Obasanjo Centre for Engineering Innovation, Dean of the School of Engineering and Deputy Rector for about four years.
He is also a COREN registered Mechanical Engineer, a widely published academic, and at present, the National President of the FPA Alumni Association.