The first vice-chancellor of the OAU Ife was Professor Oladele Ajose (MD, PhD) a Glasgow University graduate and Nigeria's first professor of public health recruited from the University of Ibadan and served from 1962 to 1966
Below is the list of university officials.
His Excellency, Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR
President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces,
Federal Republic of Nigeria
Acting Vice – Chancellor:
Professor Anthony Elujoba