The Senate of the University of Ibadan on Monday elected Professor Adebola Babatunde Ekanola as Acting Vice Chancellor.
It would be recalled that five Professors had indicated interest in succeeding the outgoing Vice-Chancellor, Professor Idowu Olayinka whose tenure expired on November 30.
Ekanola scored 275 votes to defeat four other rivals vying for the position.
Others who contested include Professor Olanike Adeyemo who scored 13 votes, Professor A. Oluleye who got 80 votes, Professor Adigun Agbaje who got 15 votes and Professor Gbemisola Oke who got 14 votes.
Ekanola until his appointment was the Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academics.