The Governing Council at its 189th meeting held on Tuesday, 12th December, 2017 has approved the appointment of Mr. Semiu Adeniyi Makinde as the substantive Bursar of the Olabisi Onabanjo University with effect from Tuesday 12th December, 2017. The appointment is for a term of five (05) years only. It would be recalled that Mr. Makinde had been acting as the Bursar since February, 2017.

Born on 22nd November, 1974, Mr. Semiu Makinde had his Primary School Education at Saint Peter’s Anglican Primary School, Ake, Abeokuta, Ogun State between 1979 to 1984. He proceeded to the Abeokuta Grammar School, Idi Aba, Abeokuta for his Secondary School Education between 1984 – 1990.

He bagged his Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting with a Second Class Upper Division in 1999 from University of Ilorin. Mr. Semiu Makinde proceeded for his National Youth Service at the Federal Polytechnic Bauchi, Bauchi State between 1999/2000. He later obtained his Master in Business Administration (MBA) at Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye in the year 2008.

Mr. Makinde began his accounting career at Datamedics Nigeria Limited, Ikeja, Lagos in the year 2000 from where he joined the services of Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye in 2002 as Internal Auditor II. He rose through the ranks to become the Acting Director, in the Directorate of Internal Audit in February 2016, a position he held until his substantive confirmation as Director in January, 2017. Mr. Makinde is a Fellow of Institute of Chartered Accountant of Nigeria (ICAN) and Member, Nigerian Institute of Management (MNIM).