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Nigerian Professor Becomes First Black VC of Universityof Illinois, USA

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Topic: Nigerian Professor Becomes First Black VC of Universityof Illinois, USA (Read 8076 times)
wireless_radio (2382)
2 years ago

 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.”


17 Sep 12, 11:02 AM
proly (10444)
2 years ago

Coool nija we gt gud tins

17 Sep 12, 11:21 AM
aso4life1 (11643)
2 years ago

Naija get Talents na....


17 Sep 12, 12:10 PM
cocoeni (13675)
2 years ago

congrats

17 Sep 12, 12:36 PM
dondeedon (25)
2 years ago

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.      

17 Sep 12, 12:38 PM
abhey (2)
2 years ago

prof am so proud opf you!!! May God be With oooo!!!!!!!

17 Sep 12, 01:06 PM
lanudja (9098)
2 years ago

Congrats Prof. Naija is proud of u.

17 Sep 12, 01:24 PM
moriztuos (2172)
2 years ago

 Cool

17 Sep 12, 01:51 PM
Neglito (4244)
2 years ago

I am proud of you, dude

17 Sep 12, 02:02 PM
onlyGodknows (909)
2 years ago

Congrats bro, 9ja like good things, but hard to make it happen.

17 Sep 12, 02:08 PM
ela214 (3058)
2 years ago

naija still naija.always smart.thumps up MR

17 Sep 12, 02:12 PM
EmekaBlue (3400)
2 years ago

Dis is News.....no b all dose cows called muslims una dey post here...Congrats sir

17 Sep 12, 02:46 PM
winace (19090)
2 years ago

Well done sir. Am nt surprise he is from ondo state.

17 Sep 12, 02:57 PM
EmekaBlue (3400)
2 years ago

Quote from: winace on 17 Sep 12, 02:57 PM
Well done sir. Am nt surprise he is from ondo state.
Sharrap...u pple r too tribalistic here! datz our problem

17 Sep 12, 03:03 PM
Biafranwar (2935)
2 years ago

Congrats bro, we are very proud of you

17 Sep 12, 04:57 PM
jessymic (962)
2 years ago

Kudos

17 Sep 12, 05:20 PM
toibeli (4532)
2 years ago

Congratulations my brother Cool

17 Sep 12, 06:23 PM
Adego1 (540)
2 years ago

ok

17 Sep 12, 07:43 PM
pamela224 (341)
2 years ago

nice 1 Kiss Kiss

17 Sep 12, 08:08 PM
jony4good (32)
2 years ago

CONGRAT..BUT DONT FORGET HOME

17 Sep 12, 11:54 PM
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