The Senate of the University of Ibadan on Monday elected Prof. Adebola Babatunde Ekanola as the new acting Vice-Chancellor of the university.
Ekanola was the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Academics of the University before his current elevation.
He was elected on Monday just the same day the tenure of Prof Idowu Olayinka expired as the VC of the University.
Ekanola was said to have scored a total of 275 votes to defeat four other professors nominated for the position.
Prof A. Oluleye was said to have scored 80 votes to come second while Prof Adigun Agbaje polled 15 votes to place third; Prof Gbemisola Oke polled 14 votes and Prof Olanike Adeyemi got 13 votes.