Mr. Semiu Makinde was appointed as Acting Bursar with effect from Monday 27, February, 2017 following the expiration of the tenure of the immediate past Bursar, Mr. Abiola Tonade who served the University meritoriously for good two terms of 5 years each.
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 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. Thereafter, Mr. Makinde did his National Youth Service at the Federal Polytechnic Bauchi, Bauchi State between 1999/2000. He further obtained his Master in Business Administration (MBA) at Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye in 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
In recognition of his accounting pedigree, the Vice-Chancellor Professor Saburi Adejimi Adesanya appointed him as Acting University Bursar effective from 27th February, 2017.
As part of credentials built over the years in the service of the University, Mr. Makinde is a Fellow of Institute of Chartered Accountant of Nigeria (ICAN) and Member, Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM). Mr. Semiu Makinde in the course of his career, had attended several Local and International Workshops and Seminars to continually hone his audit career.
As part of his hobby, Mr. Makinde loves analysis of topical financial, fiscal and economic issues as they affect global economic climate. He is also at home with sports, particularly football.
He is happily married and blessed with children.