Yewa Youth Association lauds Dr Akinde’s appointment as Rector

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Yewa Youth Association lauds Dr Akinde’s appointment as Rector

The youths of Yewaland under the aegis of Yewa Youth Association have lauded the appointment of Dr. Mukail Aremu Akinde as the 6th substantive Rector of the Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro-Yewa, Ogun State.

In a statement released by the publicity unit of the youth body and signed by its President, Abdul-Jabar Ayelaagbe, the youth describe the appointment of the first Yewa son into the office as historical and an inspiration to the excellent goal-oriented youth of Yewaland and Ogun State. The statement reads in part

“Your appointment as the first Yewa son to occupy the institution’s most prestigious office 43 years after its establishment on our soil and career progression from Office Clerk to Rector are not only historic but inspirational for the young people of Yewaland and Ogun State”.

While expressing the youth’s confidence in the new helmsman of the Polytechnic, Ayelaagbe, who doubles as the Ogun State Youth Council Chairman, noted that “as a renowned academic of international standard, we are confident in your broad vision, excellent abilities, and leadership skills to sustain the pace-setter status of the institution and break new grounds of achievements in your new capacity as done in your previous assignments in the Polytechnic and various tasks in the Community”.

The youth leader assured the Polytechnic boss of the maximum support and collaboration of the youth constituency of Yewaland and Ogun State to achieve the greater good for the Polytechnic and beyond.

Be assured of the continued support and collaboration of the youths of Yewaland and Ogun State for the greater good of the institution, the host community, and Nigeria”.

The well read Rector, Dr. Mikhail Akinde of Aguro quarters Ilaro Yewa, Ogun State holds Higher National Diploma (HND) in Accountancy from the Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro; Bachelor’s of Science (B.sc) in Economics from Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago – Iwoye; M.sc Economics, from University of Ibadan; M.sc Finance from University of Lagos and Ph.d Finance from Convenant University, Ota.

Dr. Akinde is also a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria; a Registered Professional Financial Reporting Council (FRC) of Nigeria; Member, Nigerian Economics Society (NES) and Associate Member of Chartered Institute of Taxation Nigeria.

Dr. Akinde, A goggle Scholar and Chief Lecturer in the institution, with several books and over 32 National and International journals to his credit, was until the new appointment, serving his second term as the Dean, School of Management Studies and has presented papers at local, National and International conferences and holds numerous honors and  distinctions.