Emmanuel Alayande College Of Education, Oyo Governing Council Appoints Nelson Aderemi Oyewo As Acting Provost

The Governing Council, Emmanuel Alayande College of Education, Oyo has appointed Dr. Nelson Aderemi Oyewo as the College Acting Provost following the expiration of the tenure of the former Provost, Dr. Rasak Adetunji Adefabi, JP.

According to the Special Assistant on Media Matters to the Provost, Wale Adeoye quoting a release by the College Acting Registrar and Secretary to Council, Mrs. Olubunmi Siju’ Asunmo, the appointment takes effect from today, Monday, 16 May, 2022. According to Mrs. Asunmo, “the Governing Council, Emmanuel Alayande College of Education, at its emergency meeting of Monday, 16 May, 2022, has approved the appointment of Dr. Nelson Aderemi Oyewo, fcai, the College Deputy Provost as the Acting Provost of Emmanuel Alayande College of Education, Oyo with effect from Monday, 16 May, 2022. This follows the expiration of the tenure of Dr. Rasak Adetunji Adefabi whose two-term tenure expired on Sunday, 15 May, 2022.”

Dr. Nelson Aderemi Oyewo, the College Acting Provost, was born on 23 December, 1962 at Ogbomoso. He started his primary education at Baptist Day School, Osupa, Ogbomoso between January, 1968 and June, 1973. He proceeded to Baptist High School, Ogbomoso between September, 1973- June, 1978 before moving to the Advanced Teacher’s College, Zaria for his Nigeria Certificate in Education between 1980-1983. In his quest for knowledge, Aderemi Oyewo got admitted to the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria where he bagged a B.Ed Degree (Second Class Upper Division) in Social Studies in August, 1986. He, thereafter, proceeded to the University of Ilorin for a Masters Degree in Guidance and Counselling in 1987 and graduated in January, 1989. A teacher par excellence, Nelson Oyewo took out time to pursue a Diploma in Computer Studies at the Oyo State College of Education, Oyo in 2004 before he finally added another epaulette to his shoulder with a Ph.D in Guidance and Counselling from the University of Ilorin in 2007. Dr. Aderemi Oyewo belongs to many professional bodies which include Counseling Association of Nigeria (CASSON); University of Ilorin Alumni Association; Nigerian Society for Educational Psychologist (NISEP); Teacher’s Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN); American Psychological Association and Fellow, Chartered Administration Institute (FCAI).

He has attended and presented at numerous academic seminars, learned conferences both locally and internationally while he has written and co-written many books, contributed to twenty seven (27) books and has thirty eight (38) journals and articles to his credit.

A renowned Guidance Counsellor, Dr. Nelson Aderemi Oyewo got employed at the then St. Andrew’s College of Education, Oyo (now Emmanuel Alayande College of Education, Oyo on April 2, 1990 after he took a stint as a teacher at Ogbomoso Grammar School, Ogbomoso between May, 1989 and March, 1990. Since his appointment as a Lecturer III in the College, he has contributed in no small measures to the developments of the College. He had served in numerous College committees and served among other posts as Head of Department, Educational Psychology; Dean, Students’ Affairs; Assistant Director (NCE Sandwich Programme); Coordinator, Professional Diploma in Education; Dean, School of Education; Chairman, Committee of Deans and Directors; Director, Directorate of Degree and Sandwich Programmes and until his appointment, he was the College Deputy Provost, a position he has held for over three years. He is happily married with upwardly mobile children.

The College Ag. Chief Administrative Officer, Mrs. Asunmo on behalf of the Governing Council further wished the Acting Provost, Dr. Nelson Aderemi Oyewo “a peaceful tenure in office in his acting capacity”.

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