On Thursday 28 September, 2017. The governing council of Yaba College of Technology (Yabatech) forwarded three applicant to the presidency for approval as the new rector of the institution.
The governing council which was led by Chief Lateef Fagbemi selected three chief lecturers of the institution out of 22 applicants for the post.
Going by tradition in Nigeria’s tertiary institutions, the Presidency is expected to pick the candidate who came first in the interview.
It was gathered that Engr Femi Omokugbe, an Ondo State indigene, in the Department of Civil Engineering, scored highest marks during the
interview on his presentation, vision for the College, published journals, ability to
attracted fund/IGR, past post held, professional bodies and got 89.7 per cent.
The academic environment welcomes
the new rector in person of Engr. Femi Omokugbe, on the 6th of March, 2018 at the multipurpose hall. In attendance were the principal officers, members of staff and well wishers at large.
He assured all staff of a smooth academic sessions and optimal welfare condition.