The governing Council of the University of Benin has approved the appointment of Professor Osauki Godwin Oshodin as Vice Chancellor. His appointment which takes effect from today 30th November 2009, is for a tenure of 5 years.
Professor Oshodin an indigene of Oredo Local Government Area was born on August 9, 1950. He attended the Western Boys High School, Federal Shool of Science Lagos, Central State University, Ohio USA, University of New York and the Columbia University U.S.A.

Professor Oshodin who is the immediate Dean of Education had also been Dean of Students. He has to himself more than 78 academic Publications, 6 Books and 27 other books as Co-author.
Professor Osayuki Oshodin who joined the University of Benin as Research Fellowin 1981 rose to the position of Professor in 1991. Professor Oshodin is an External Examiner to more than 15 Universities. He is also a member of 20 Learned Societies and has 41 Awards and Honours.

His administrative experience in the University of Benin is also very robust, he has either been Chairman or member of more than 35 university Boards and Committees. Professor Oshodin is married to Mrs. Otasowie Oshodin a Deputy Registrar in the University of Benin and they are blessed with 5 lovely children, all boys.

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