Jamb registrar Award
Amazing Award Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Registrar, Prof Is-haq Oloyede, has been nominated for the National Productivity Order of Merit (NPOM) award.
Before we continue further we will like you to know more about Registrar, Prof Is-haq Oloyede background profile and Jamb Registrar Biography.
Prof. Is-haq Olarewaju Oloyede was born in October 1954. He hails from Abeokuta South Local Government Area of Ogun State. He was appointed Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) on June 19, 2003, and Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration) on July 6, 2005.
He had his Secondary Education from 1969-1973 at the Progressive Institute, Agege Lagos and Arabic Training Centre Agege, Lagos, (Markaz) from 1973-1976.
University of Ibadan between 1976 and 1977 where he obtained a certificate in Arabic and Islamic Studies.
His tertiary education began in the University of Ilorin in 1978 where he studied Arabic and was awarded a B.A. Arabic (First Class Hons) in 1981. In July 1982 he was appointed an Assistant Lecturer in the Department of Religions of the University.
In 1991, he had his Doctorate degree in Islamic Studies also from the University of Ilorin.
Prof. Oloyede earned several scholarships and prizes during his student days, notable among which was the Arab League prize for the best final year Certificate student in Arabic and Islamic Studies in 1977 at the University of Ibadan; Federal Government undergraduate merit award from 1979 to 1981; Department of Religions Award, University of Ilorin, 1981 and Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Award, Unilorin also in 1981.
Prof. Oloyede, who had attended several training programmes across the nation, is also a member of many learned and professional societies. He is a fellow of the Islamic Academy of Cambridge, United Kingdom; Fellow, Academy of Entrepreneurship; Member, Nigerian Association of Teachers of Arabic and Islamic Studies (NATAIS); Member, Editorial Board, Centre for Islamic Legal Studies, ABU, Zaria, among, several others. Between 1995 and 1998, he was National President of the Unilorin Alumni Association, and was a two-time 1st and 2nd National Vice-President of the Association, in previous years.
Prof. Oloyede was elevated to professorial rank in 1995.
Prior to his present appointment, he was a member of the University Governing Council; Students’ Disciplinary Committee; Revenue Yielding Committee; Honorary Degree and Monument Committee; Strategic Planning Steering Committee and Member, Capital Project Implementation Task Force among others. Until his present appointment, he was Director, Academic Planning of the University.
In 2005, Prof. Oloyede was appointed co-secretary of the National Political Reform Conference by President Olusegun Obasanjo. Also in 2006, he was appointed a Consultant by the National Universities Commission on Educational Reforms in Nigeria. He was at a time Chairman of University of Ilorin Holdings Ltd where he served as Director, Unilorin Consultancy Services, among other business ventures of the University.
He was elected the Vice-Chancellor on the 15th October 2007 for a single term of five years. Currently, Prof Is-haq Oloyede is the Executive Secretary of National Inter-Religious Council (NIREC) and also the President of the Association of African Universities (AAU).
He is an International Advisory Board members of International Network for Higher Education in Africa (INHEA).
Oloyede Family He has authored and co-authored several articles in reputable local and international outlets. Prof. Oloyede is married with 4 children and one grandchild.
Prof Is-haq Oleyede (JAMB) Registrar Amazing Award From Mr President
His nomination was conveyed in a letter by the Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige.
According to the letter, the award will be conferred on the registrar by President Muhammadu Buhari this week along with other prominent Nigerians who have distinguished themselves through high productivity, hard work, and excellence.
The board added that an award lecture titled, “Productivity for National Re-Engineering, Security and Growth” would be delivered by a former Director-General of the National Centre for Education Management and Administration, Prof Mike Obadan
The leader reads: “The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, has approved the Jamb registrar Award conferment of the National Productivity Order of Merit Award on you in recognition of your high productivity, hard work, and excellence.”
According to the JAMB bulletin on Sunday, a copy of the letter reads, “The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria has approved the conferment of the National Productivity Order of Merit Award on you in recognition of your high productivity, hard work, and excellence.”
“His diverse innovations, transparency and the deployment of ICT in the fight against corruption and other unwholesome acts have given fresh impetus to the fight against financial, administrative and examination malfeasance in the country.