Dr Adeshola Adepoju who was recently appointed as the Executive Director for the Forestry
Research Institute (FRIN) by President
Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, GCFR, is a year older today and we rejoice with him!
FRIN is one of the parastatals/agencies supervised by the Federal Ministry of Environment and it is located on Jericho hill, Ibadan, Oyo state.
The appointment was conveyed in a
letter dated 7th April, 2015 and signed by the Secretary to the
Government of the Federation.
Until his appointment, Dr. Adepoju was the
Rector of the Federal College of Forestry, Jos.
The President said it
is hoped that with this appointment, Dr. Adepoju will bring his wealth
of knowledge in technical, administrative and management experience to
bear in running the affairs of Institute.
The appointment took effect
from 1st April, 2015 and is expected to last for a period of four years.
An accomplished administrator, Dr. Adepoju holds a Doctorate (PhD)
degree in Agricultural Economics with specialization in
Agriculture/Environmental Economics from the Ahmadu Bello University as
well a Masters (M.Sc) and Bachelor (B.Sc) degrees from the same
Dr. Adepoju is happily married with children.