Nigerian Professor Becomes First Black VC of Universityof Illinois, USA

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at 11:02 AM, 17 Sep 12 (4 years ago)
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 A Nigerian Professor, Ilesanmi Adesida made history last month by becoming the first black Provost/Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs of the well-respected University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign in the United States.



Born in Ondo State, Prof Adesida is a Nigerian engineer whose outstanding work in the field of Nanotechnology has received much acclaim in the scientific community. He was also the head of the Electrical Engineering Department at Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi, Nigeria.

Commenting on his recently appointed role, Prof Adesida said: “I’m honoured and humbled to be selected as provost of this great campus. This is something I take very seriously. I know how to work very hard and I’m ready to roll up my sleeves and get the job done.”
proly at 11:21 AM, 17 Sep 12 (4 years ago)
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Coool nija we gt gud tins
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aso4life1 at 12:10 PM, 17 Sep 12 (4 years ago)
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Naija get Talents na....

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cocoeni at 12:36 PM, 17 Sep 12 (4 years ago)
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congrats
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dondeedon at 12:38 PM, 17 Sep 12 (4 years ago)
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Good job. There is always a reward for every good work. May God give you the ability and power to have a positive mind set towards your new appointment. More grease to your elbow.      
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abhey at 01:06 PM, 17 Sep 12 (4 years ago)
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prof am so proud opf you!!! May God be With oooo!!!!!!!
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lanudja at 01:24 PM, 17 Sep 12 (4 years ago)
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Congrats Prof. Naija is proud of u.
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moriztuos at 01:51 PM, 17 Sep 12 (4 years ago)
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 Cool
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Neglito at 02:02 PM, 17 Sep 12 (4 years ago)
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I am proud of you, dude
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onlyGodknows at 02:08 PM, 17 Sep 12 (4 years ago)
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Congrats bro, 9ja like good things, but hard to make it happen.
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ela214 at 02:12 PM, 17 Sep 12 (4 years ago)
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naija still naija.always smart.thumps up MR
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EmekaBlue at 02:46 PM, 17 Sep 12 (4 years ago)
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Dis is News.....no b all dose cows called muslims una dey post here...Congrats sir
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winace at 02:57 PM, 17 Sep 12 (4 years ago)
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Well done sir. Am nt surprise he is from ondo state.
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EmekaBlue at 03:03 PM, 17 Sep 12 (4 years ago)
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Quote from: winace on 02:57 PM, 17 Sep 12
Well done sir. Am nt surprise he is from ondo state.
Sharrap...u pple r too tribalistic here! datz our problem
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Biafranwar at 04:57 PM, 17 Sep 12 (4 years ago)
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Congrats bro, we are very proud of you
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jessymic at 05:20 PM, 17 Sep 12 (4 years ago)
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Kudos
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toibeli at 06:23 PM, 17 Sep 12 (4 years ago)
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Congratulations my brother Cool
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Adego1 at 07:43 PM, 17 Sep 12 (4 years ago)
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ok
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pamela224 at 08:08 PM, 17 Sep 12 (4 years ago)
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nice 1 Kiss Kiss
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jony4good at 11:54 PM, 17 Sep 12 (4 years ago)
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CONGRAT..BUT DONT FORGET HOME
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