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The Council

Chairman, The Council

Professor Joash Ojo Amupitan was inaugurated as the University’s Second Pro Chancellor/Chairman of Council during the 48th meeting of the Governing Council of Joseph Ayo Babalola University, on 6th December 2023. He is a well-known legal expert who joined the position with more than thirty years of academic and professional experience.

In addition to his Ph.D. in Law from the University of Jos, Professor Amupitan holds degrees as a Bachelor of Law, Master of Law, and Ph.D. from the same university. He was admitted to the Nigerian Bar in 1988 and has since grown to be a well-known member of the legal profession

Prior to his appointment as the Pro-Chancellor, Professor Amupitan joined the services of the University of Jos in 1989 as an Assistant Lecturer and rose through the ranks to attain the position of Reader in 2003 and Professor in 2008. He was conferred with the revered position of Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) in 2014, in recognition of his achievements in the Law profession among many other professional accolades.

Professor Amupitan has shown a dedication to academic achievement throughout his career by publishing a large number of articles and guiding a large number of students to successfully complete their degrees. Reforming laws pertaining to the petroleum industry, privatization, and elections are among his areas of interest.

Professor Amupitan is a seasoned legal eminence who belongs to many professional associations, such as the National Association of Law Teachers and the Nigerian Bar Association.

He hails from Ijumu Local Government Area of Kogi State. He is happily married to Dr (Mrs) Yemisi Amupitan and they are blessed with four kids.

Pastor S.O. Oladele

Professor Joash Amupiten

Chairman, The Council

Members of The Council

Our university is led by a distinguished team, including Chairman & Pro Chancellor Professor Joash Amupitan, Vice Chancellor Professor O. A. Fakolujo, Representative of the Christ Apostolic Church Authority Pastor E. E. Mapur, Representative of Christ Apostolic Church in Diaspora Pastor S. O. Oladokun, Representatives of Regional and DCC/Zonal Superintendents Pastor Andrew Igwe, Pastor G. S. Dada, Pastor T. D. Mashem, One Representative of the National Universities Commission Mrs. Yetunde Kehinde Adekoya, Retired or Serving Academics or University Administrators Professor O. C. Adeigbe, Elder Femi Ogunwomoju, Male Members of Christ Apostolic Church with relevant Experience and Background Dr. Gbade O. Akinrinmade, Pastor Abraham O. Elakhe, Female Members of Christ Apostolic Church with relevant Experience and Background Barr. (Mrs.) Olutundun Akindele, Deaconess Omolola Fagbemi, Barr. A. O. Biosoluwa Adenuga, Representatives of Senate Dr. S. F. Babalola, Dr. (Mrs.) Y. O. Esan, Representative of Congregation Dr. (Mrs.) C. O. Olaniyi, Representative of Convocation Nil, Representative of IkejiArakeji Community with Relevant Experience and Background (Barr.) Prince Aderemi Adekile, Engr. Yemi Oguntominiyi, Representative of the Ministry of Education, State of Osun Miss O. L. Popoola, and Registrar/Secretary Pastor Dapo Adeniyi. Their collective expertise and dedication ensure the university’s commitment to excellence and innovation. The list of The Council Members are:

Chairman & The Pro-Chancellor

Professor Joash Amupitan

The Vice-Chancellor

Professor O. A. Fakolujo  

Representative of the Christ Apostolic Church Authority

Pastor E. E. Mapur

Representative of Christ Apostolic Church in Diaspora

Pastor S. O. Oladokun

Representatives of Regional and DCC/Zonal Superintendents

Pastor Andrew Igwe

Pastor G. S. Dada

Pastor T. D. Mashem 

One Representative of the National Universities Commission

Mrs. Yetunde Kehinde Adekoya

Retired or Serving Academics or University Administrators

Professor O. C. Adeigbe

Elder Femi Ogunwomoju

Male Members of Christ Apostolic Church with relevant Experience and Background

Dr. Gbade O. Akinrinmade

Pastor Abraham O. Elakhe

Female Members of Christ Apostolic Church with relevant Experience and Background

Barr. (Mrs.) Olutundun Akindele

Deaconess Omolola Fagbemi

Barr. A. O. Biosoluwa Adenuga

Representatives of Senate

Dr. S. F. Babalola

Dr. Yetunde O. Esan

Representative of Congregation

Dr. (Mrs.) C. O. Olaniyi

Representative of Convocation

Nil

Representative of IkejiArakeji Community with Relevant Experience and Background

(Barr.) Prince Aderemi Adekile

Engr. Yemi Oguntominiyi

Representative of the Ministry of Education, State of Osun

Miss O. L. Popoola

Registrar/Secretary

Pastor Dapo Adeniyi