The Deputy Rector of Osun State Polytechnic, Iree, Dr Tajudeen Odetayo has been appointed as the Acting Rector of the institution.

This is coming after the retirement of the former Rector of Osun State Polytechnic, Iree, Dr. Woye Olaniran.

The Governing Council of the institution made the appointment at Tuesday’s meeting.

The Head of Service to the Osun State government, Dr. Festus Olowogboyega Oyebade said Governor Gboyega Oyetola approved the appointment of the Acting Rector.

The 62-year-old acting rector, Dr Odetayo is a native of Ode-Omu in Ayedaade Local Government Area of the State.

Odetayo holds a Doctorate Degree in Educational Planning and Policy from the University of Ibadan, and another PhD in Management Science from Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso.