The Board of Trustees has approved the appointment of Prof. Abiodun Musa Aibinu as the
second Vice-Chancellor of Summit University, Offa on the recommendation of the Governing
Council. The appointment is sequel to an earlier interview conducted by the Joint Council
Senate Selection Committee which is composed of highly experienced stakeholders of the
University. The appointment is in line with the provision of the Summit University Law 2015.
Professor Abiodun Musa Aibinu until his appointment as the new Vice-Chancellor of Summit
University, Offa is a Professor of Mechatronics at the Federal University of Technology,
Minna, Niger State, Nigeria. He is popularly recognised as an “Acadopreneur” and a highlymotivated career driven achiever with over twenty-three (23) years working experience in the
field of Artificial Intelligence, Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Robotics,
Mechatronics Engineering, Telecommunication Engineering and Industrial Automation. He also
has teaching and research experience in the field of Artificial intelligence and Robotics
Professor Aibinu, Abiodun Musa was born on 9th January, 1973 in Lagos, Nigeria and hails from
the city of Ibadan, Oyo State. He attended Euba Boys’ Secondary School, Mushin, Lagos, The
Polytechnic Ibadan, Oyo State, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, Blekinge
Institute of Technology, Blekinge, Sweden and International Islamic University Malaysia,
Professor Abiodun holds a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in Artificial Intelligence to Digital
Signal and Image Processing from International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), Malaysia
between 2006 and 2009.
He has been actively involved in teaching, supervision, mentoring and research activities at
various Universities in Nigeria and Malaysia. Until his appointment, he was a Professor of
Mechatronics Engineering at Federal University of Technology (FUT) Minna, Nigeria, where he
held many important academic positions.
Professor Aibinu, Abiodun Musa had participated and won several academics and research
awards at various international and national exhibitions. He is happily married and blessed with
children. He would assume duty as the second Vice-Chancellor of the Institution in April, 2022.
Summit University, Offa was established by Ansar-Ud-Deen Society of Nigeria as an Islamic
faith-based Institution which offers qualitative tertiary education to all Nigerians. The
University obtained its provisional licence (No. 59 Private University) issued by the National
Universities Commission (NUC) on March 5, 2015 and Full Operational Licence in April 1, 2019.
Academic activities commenced on March 6, 2017 and the University has been striving towards
achieving the vision of the founders.
The University has Full Accreditation in all its programmes that were accredited by the NUC
and has also produced two sets of graduates who are currently serving the nation under the
National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Scheme.