Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education Gets new Provost
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has approved the appointment of Dr. (Mrs.) Ladele Omolola Aina as the 8th substantive Provost of Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education (AOCOED), Otto-Ijanikin.
The approval of the new provost was contained in a statement signed by the Special Adviser to the Governor on Education, Mr. Obafela Bank-Olemoh, the appointment of Aina followed the expiration of the tenure of Mr. Wasiu Olalekan Bashorun as the 7th substantive Provost of the institution on 31st July, 2015.
According to the statement, Aina is to resume office on 12th January, 2016.
The Deputy Provost of the College, Mr. Ebenezer Oluwole Ajose had assumed the position of Acting Provost effective 6th August, 2015, until Aina’s appointment.
Aina who hails from Lagos Island of Lagos State is a Doctor of Mathematics born 16th May, 1963. She started her academic pursuits at the Yewande Memorial Nursery/Primary School, Surulere, Lagos and later enrolled at St. Anne’s School, Molete, Ibadan, Oyo State for her secondary education. She studied Mathematics at the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna State.
The statement added that Aina obtained her Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction Mathematics at the University of Lagos, Akoka, Yaba, Lagos, and later bagged her Doctorate Degree in Mathematics Education at Edith Cowan University Perth, Western Australia.
Aina has written so many books on mathematics teaching and methodology. She is also a member of several academic and professional bodies.