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The Rector


DR. S.A.O ADEGOKEAg. Rector, Osun State College of Technology, Esa-Oke


Dr. Samson Akinbamide Omobayo Adegoke was born into the family of Adeleke/Adegoke of Ipetumodu, Ife – North Local Government Area of Osun State some decades ago.

He attended Saint Charles Grammar School, Osogbo from 1974 to 1979 and proceeded to the then University of Ife now Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife from 1980 – 1986 where he bagged a Bachelor of Science Degree in Urban and Regional Planning. He went to the Polytechnic Ibadan from 1988 to 1990 for his Full Professional Diploma in Urban and Regional Planning, from 1998 to 2001. He attended University of Ibadan for a Masters of Urban and Regional Planning Degree and later got Phd in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Ibadan in 2016. He is an erudite academic and a practitioner per excellence.

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • He worked as Town Planning officer at the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Survey Ibadan from 1987 to 1988.
  • Assistant Manager, Ibikunle Lawal & Co (a firm of Estate Surveyors and valuers and Town Planners) from 1988 to 1990.
  • Senior Estate Surveyor/ Branch Manager , Lagos, Oyeleke Afolabi & Co. ( A firm of Estate Surveyors & Valuers from 1990 -1992
  • Group Estate Manager, Omole Group of Companies Ilesa, Osun State. 1993 to 1995.

He joined Osun State College of Technology Esa-Oke in 1995, as Lecturer II, at the Department of Estate Management. He was promoted to Senior lecturer in October, 2000, Principal Lecturer in 2003 and became a Chief Lecturer in October 2007.

Until his appointment as the Ag. Rector of Osun State College of Technology, Esa-Oke on Thursday 25th July 2017, he served in different capacities at the departmental, faculty and the College levels.

He was Chairman, Faculty Research Publication Committee from 2006 to 2010, Member, Faculty Examination Committee for 2004 to 2010, Dean, Faculty of Environmental Studies from 2012 to 2013, Ag. Deputy Rector, from March 12. 2012 to December 31st 2013. He was later elected by the Board of Study as Deputy Rector from December 31st, 2013 until his recent elevation and appointment by the Governing Council of Osun State College of Technology Esa-Oke on Thursday 25th July, 2017 as the Ag. Rector.

MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES

  • He is a practitioner member, Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment, U.K November 7, 2016.
  • Affiliate member, Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment, U.K 2016.
  • Fellow, Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (MO829) September 2005.
  • Associate member, Nigerian Institute of Estate Surveyors and Valuers July 1982 to August 2005.
  • Registered Town Planner (RTP 1426) November 2004
  • Registered by Estate Surveyors and Valuers Registration Board of Nigeria (RSV No. 843) March 1995.
  • Corporate member, Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (MNITP No 1290) July 1994.

POSITIONS HELD OUTSIDE THE COLLEGE

  • Executive president, Development Vision Limited ( A firm of Housing and Environmental Resources Management Consultants) 2010 to date.
  • Member, membership Committee of Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers 2004 to 2009.
  • National Chairman, Mandatory Consulting Professional Development Committee of Nigerian Institute of Estate Surveyors and Valuers June 2006 – March 2008.
  • Resources person for NBTE Accreditation 2006, 2008.
  • Acting Dean, Continuing Academic Programme April 2000 to May 2004.
  • Member, Board of Trustee of Proposed Cornerstone University, 2016 to Date.
  • External Examiner to Federal Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti, Lagos State Polytechnic, Ikorodu, Kwara State Polytechnic. The Polytechnic, Ibadan, to mention but a few.

He is also an external assessor for Academic Staff recruitment and promotion of Staff in the Department of Estate Management of Federal Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti and other Sister institutions.

He has attended several conferences, both at local and international levels.

PUBLICATIONS

He has several publications including Journal Articles, Conference Proceedings, Chapters in Books, etc. to his credit.

He is happily married with children.

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