The Governing Council of the Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) has appointed Mr. Richard Adeyinka Arifalo, who was the Deputy Registrar and Acting Director, Directorate of Establishment and Human Resource, Registrar -Designate of the institution.
Arifalo, whose appointment takes effect from 1st June, 2017 for a period of five (5) years, in the first instance, joined the services of the University in March 1992 as an Administrative Officer I. Through dint of hard work and excellent performance he rose through the ranks in the major administrative sections of the University to become a Deputy Registrar in June 2010 and Acting Director of Establishment and Human Resource in January 2013.
Born on 6th October, 1960, Arifalo, a thorough bred professional University Administrator has a first Degree in English Studies from University of Ife (Obafemi Awolowo University) and a Master’s Degree in Global Management from the University of Salford, Manchester, England. A well-travelled and digital savvy administrator Mr. Arifalo brings into his new position a rich experience in University and human resource management. Arifalo is married and blessed with children.
The Registrar Designate will succeed Dr Mrs. Modupe Olayinka Ajayi whose tenure comes to an end on May 31st 2017.