Margaret Idowu OMOSULE (Nee EJIMIRHUGBE), a native of Ughelli South Local Government, Delta Central Senatorial District, Delta State , was born on April 8, 1961 in Arijan, Ogun State.
The new Registrar holds a Bachelor of Art (B.A)(ed.) degree in History (1984) and Masters degree (M. A) in Guidance and Counselling (1990) both from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. She is currently on her Ph.D Programme in the Department of Educational Foundations and Counselling, Faculty of Education, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife.
Mr. Omosule began to garner work experience as an Education Officer at the Ministry of Education, Akure during her NYSC Scheme between 1984 and 1985. She was also a Guidance and Councellor, Moremi High School, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife from 1991 to 1995 before she joined the services of Obafemi Awolowo University as an Administrative Officer 1 on January 23rd, 1995 and rose through the ranks to the post of Deputy Registrar in 2008, which was her designation prior to her appointment as the Registrar.
Since she joined the Staff of the University, Mrs. Omosule had served in different capacities and in various arms of the University, namely, the Directorate of Student’s Affairs as Administrative Officer/Assistant Registrar (January 23, 1995 – September 30, 2007); Academic Staff Establishment as Principal Assistant Registrar (October 1, 2007 – June 30, 2008); Administrative and Technical Staff Establishment as Principal Assistant Registrar (July 1, 2008 – December 4, 2011); Senate Division as Deputy Registrar (December 5, 2011 – July 31, 2016); Directorate of Academic Affairs as Acting Director (August 1, 2016 – April 24, 2017) and Vice-Chancellor’s Office as Acting Director (April 25, 2017 to May 31, 2018).
In these areas, Mrs. Omosule has acquired varied experience in the University Administration processes and procedures at junior, intermediate and higher levels, having worked in different capacities and in various sections of the University in different capacities.
She has rendered services to the following National and International Bodies: Resource Person at National Youth Service Commission (NYSC), Pre-Mobilization Workshop held in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State in 2004 and the one held in Jos, Plateau State in 2006. Resource Person (Supervisor, Nasarawa State) for the USAID Funded COMPASS Project: Baseline Household Facility and School Surveys, 2005. She was a member of Technical Committee on Learning Plus (An initiative of UNICEF’s Basic Education and Gender Equity (BEGE) programme). Resource Person (Team Leader, Benue State) for the UNICEF/Federal Ministry of Education Learning Plus Survey, 2008. Resource Person in Life Vanguards’ Training Programmes in Reproductive Health and Entrepreneurial Skills Development for Students of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. Secretary, Higher Education Resources – West Africa (HERS WA).
She is a University Administrator par excellence and belongs to many professional organisations, namely, Association of Nigeria University Professional Administrators (ANUPA), Institute of Corporate Administration, Nigerian Institute of Management and Critical Thinking Society.
Mrs. Omosule’s extra-curricular activities include travelling, reading autobiographies of prominent individuals and watching movies. She is married to Dr. Omonone Omosule, and the marriage is blessed with three children