The former University Librarian, Dr. F. Z. oguntuase was honoured for the meritorious service and successful completion of his tenure as the University Librarian of Albert Ilemobade Library in a get-together party organized on his honour by the staff of AIL,FUTA on 9th August, 2018.

At the occasion powerful encomium were showered on the former UL by the Staff and guests. The event was chaired by the Vice-Chancellor as ably represented by DVC Development, Prof. Philip Oguntunde.

2018 FOUNDATION DAY LECTURE The foundation day lecture of The Federal University of Technology, Akure for the year 2018 is scheduled for Wednesday 15th August, 2018 by 12:00noon at the University main auditorium. The lecture is titled “Technopreneurship: global perspectives for 21st century University of Technology “which shall be delivered by Engr. Umar Buba Bindir, the Secretary to the State Government, Adamawa State. The chairman of the occasion is the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Joseph Adeola Fuwape.

Emerald Trial Access2 This serves to inform the University community that FUTA has been given free access to Emerald e-journals commencing from 5th July to 5th August; 2018.the free access could be shared with all Faculties, Researchers and Students as well. Emerald token link is

AIL Annual get together The annual get together of Albert Ilemobade Library, FUTA has been scheduled for 12:00 Noon on Thursday 2nd August, 2018. All Library staff is enjoined to attend as the former University Librarian Dr. F.Z. Oguntuase shall be honoured on that day.

2017/2018 Matriculation Ceremony

The 35th Matriculation Ceremony signaling the formal admittance of Fresh Students for the 2017/2018 academic session will hold on Thursday,12th April,2018 in the University Main Auditorium by 10:00 AM Attendance is mandatory for all fresh students as the Matriculation Register will be signed in the course of the ceremony.

FUTA gets new DVC (Development)

Professor Philip Oguntunde has emerged the new Deputy Vice Chancellor (Development) of the Federal University of Technology, Akure. He is an alumnus of the University, a first class graduate of Agricultural Engineering in 1994. Professor Philip Oguntunde has lots of awards to his credit. He will serve in the capacity of the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Development) for the next two years. The 49 year old Professor is widely travelled and married with wife and children. The Library family wishes him a successful tenure.


The e- resources Unit of the Library is calling on all Library Staff to please provide their active e-mail addresses to the unit to enhance communication. Henceforth, all official letters emanating from the unit shall be sent through e-mail.


A staff of the library , Mr. Olugbenga Olude of the School of Health and Health Technology Library recently led former Miss Esther Opeyemi to the altar at the cathedral of the Apostolic Church, IIara-Mokin. The event which was well attended by people from far and near had the Deputy University Librarian (TSD) Mrs. Z.M. Falaiye in attendance. The reception took place at St. Michaels Centenary Hall, Ilara-Mokin where family, friends and well-wishers dine and wine with the new couple.

The Library family wishes the new couple a happy married life.


Mr.Fola Akinnawo of the circulation unit (Readers Services Division) lost his father Pa Samuel Olasehinde Akinnawo of No. 18, Akinfemi Street, Odojomu, Ondo City at the ripe age of 88years. Pa Akinnawo slept in the Lord on 7th march, 2018. The funeral arrangements for Pa Samuel Olasehinde Akinnawo is scheduled as follows:

Friday 6th April, 2018 Dancing round the town – 8:00am – 12:00 noon

Christian wake-keep by 5:00pm

Saturday 7th April, 2018 Funeral services at his residence by 10:00am

Pa Samuel Olasehinde Akinnawo is survived by wives, children and grandchildren.