Vice Chancellor

About Ekundayo Adeyinka Adeyemi

Professor Ekundayo Adeyinka Adeyemi was initially appointed Deputy Vice Chancellor of Federal University of Technology Akure, he was selected as Ag. Vice Chancellor of the school between Jan. 2000 – Sept. 2001.

He obtained a degree in architecture from Ahmadu Bello University. In 1965, he got his master's degree from Columbia University. This was followed by another master's in urban planning from New York University in 1973. Ekundayo was a member of several professional bodies including Nigerian Institute of Architects, African Union of Architects and American Institute of Planners.

Ekundayo started his lecturing career at Ahmadu Bello University in 1969, where he rose through the ranks to become the dean of faculty of environmental design in 1976. In 1975, Adeyemi attained professorship at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria a promotion that made him the first professor of architecture in Nigeria and Sub-Saharan Africa. In 1982, Ekundayo went on sabbatical to University of Sheffield as a visiting professor. In 2004, he came out of retirement to become the dean of College of Science and Technology and distinguished professor in Covenant University. And he helped set up Architecture departments in a few universities in Nigeria.