The University of Professional Studies, Igbajo Ijesha would be established shortly’
According to The Nations Newspaper, the National Universities Commission (NUC) may soon approve the formation and registration of the University of Professional Studies (UNIPRO) in Igbajo Ijesha, Osun State.
The Corporate Affairs Commission recently incorporated the Ademola Ojo Emmanuel Foundation. Prof. Ademola Ojo Emmanuel, the organization’s chairman, said that the charity is now working to create UNIPRO.
Prof. Emmanuel said that the foundation’s creation, together with the appointment of renowned trustees, marks a significant step toward establishing Nigeria’s first-ever university dedicated only to professional education.
Prof. Emmanuel is Nigeria’s first Professor of Cyber Security and IT Management. He is a well-known worldwide scholar and respected academic.
The foundation published a statement that says: “As a leading scholar of international repute and Nigeria’s first Professor of Cyber Security, who sits on the boards of many universities both in and outside Nigeria, Prof. Ademola Ojo Emmanuel understands the vacuum that the absence of a wholly professional university in Nigeria poses to the country’s growth and development and is poised to fill it through the establishment of UNIPRO.”
The professor has decades of teaching experience in Nigeria, Europe, and beyond and in various professional specialties.
According to The Nations Newspaper, Prof. Ademola Ojo Emmanuel currently holds the following positions: Professor of Cyber Security and Information Technology Management; Chairman, Professor Ademola Ojo Emmanuel Foundation; Promoter, Proposed University of Professional Studies, Igbajo Ijesa, Osun State, Nigeria; and Executive Committee Member, BCS ELITE – The Computing Leadership Forum; BCS & CMI Subject Matter Expert; Trademark Owner of Power-Age (Management Consulting); Governing Council Member, American International University, West Africa, Gambia; International Advisory Board, Dominican Republic.
“The Ademola Ojo Emmanuel Foundation will play a crucial role in ensuring that the planned University of Professional Education fulfills its mission as a unique information distributor, a final destination in professional studies, and an important centre of professional excellence,” says the foundation.