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Emeritus Professor J. ‘Bayo Adekanye was appointed Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of Council for the newly established Chrisland University, Abeokuta, Ogun State, with effect from May 28, 2016. The news about the appointment was first carried by The Nation newspaper and became widely circulated in the social media. According to the news, the appointment was sequel to an initial letter of invitation and call to service sent by High Chief Dr. (Mrs.) W. A. Awosika (OON), Chancellor/Chairman, Board of Trustees, Chrisland University, and Emeritus Professor Adekanye’s positive response to her invitation. The choice which was said to have resulted from a head hunt was based on Emeritus Professor Adekanye’s many years of outstanding performance, experience in both private and public universities, and exposure at national and international levels, which the Chancellor/Chairman Board of Trustees was convinced would be a great value to Chrisland University. For as a well-established and respected Nigerian Scholar and Professor of Political Science, and with considerable international reputation and stature, Emeritus Professor J. ‘Bayo Adekanye was found to possess enormous assets  which he was expected to bring on board as the new Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of Council, Chrisland University (see http://www.chrislanduniversity.edu.ng.ng/Site/university-governing-council )