Established in 2004 and approved on 8th February 2006 by the Federal Executive Council, Joseph Ayo Babalola University received its licence of operations on 6th March 2006 and was opened to students for the 2006/2007 academic session on 25th October 2006.
Established in 2004 in obedience to divine instructions by the Christ Apostolic Church Worldwide and under the visionary leadership of its then President, Pastor (Dr.) E. H. L Olusheye. The current President of Christ Apostolic Church Worldwide, Pastor A O Akinosun as the Chairman of our Board of Trustees provides overall direction, with invigorated and renewed spiritual and financial commitments to the University.
The first Chancellor of the university was His Royal Majesty, Oba (Dr) Oladele Olashore (CON). Until his demise in June 2012, he laboured sedulously in various ways to positively advance the course of the university.
OUR MISSION STATEMENT
Joseph Ayo Babalola University is committed to providing excellent teaching, research and service that will encourage learning and stimulate academic exchange at both national and international fora with undergraduate, postgraduate and professional programmes of finest quality.
Our PRINCIPAL OFFICERS
The Principal Officers oversee the academic, business and student affairs of the university. Together with the Chancellor, Pro-Chancellor, Vice Chancellor and other members of the management, The Principal Officers tenaciously keep faith with the vision of the founding fathers of the university.
The current Chancellor is the dynamic Pastor (Dr.) Wemimo Odunaiya, a cleric and industrialist with an unrepentant passion for excellence. The principal officers include Prof A.M.A Imevbore (Pro-Chancellor) and Pastor C. S. Fasuyi (Vice-Chairman, Governing Council), as well as Barrister Wale Aderibigbe, the Registrar and other members of management.
Pastor (Dr.) A.O. Akinosun
Chairman, Joseph Ayo Babalola University Board of Trustees
Dr. Oluwawemimo Odunaiya
Professor A.M.A. Imevbore
Chairman, Governing Council & Pro Chancellor
Pastor C.S. Fasuyi
Vice Chairman, Governing Council
Professor T.O. Olowokure
Ag. Vice Chancellor
Barrister Wale Aderibigbe
All hail our JABU, citadel of knowledge, wisdom
Spiritual prowess endowed with faith and grace
Pacesetter, we are set to lead and to conquer
Onward soaring higher like eagles fly
All Hail our JABU, our place of glory
Home for academic giants and spiritual grandeur
Faithfulness to our nation and holiness we’ll live
Great JABU, my pledge I give to thee
All hail our JABU, God our strength we have
Godliness, Integrity and industry our goal
Light to all nation, Yes JABU shine on! shine on!
Destined for success and victory
Admission is ongoing!