By Victor Bieni
The distinguished Eminent International Professor of Economics, Sir, Kolapo Ige has celebrated the goodness of God in West Coast University International Campus, Los Angeles, California, United States of America as the First African Professor and Provost of the Institution.
The Provost WCUI, USA disclosed this to our reporter today in a telephone conversation while thanking God for his mercies and support.
The Osun State Born Nigerian Professor and Provost, West Coast University International, USA is a motivating and talented Professor of Economics and Management with strong aspirations to inspire students to pursue both Academic and personal excellence.
Professor Ige is a native of Ogbagbaa- Iwo in Osun State, Nigeria, he holds Masters’ degree in Economics and applied Economics with specialization in Empirical Labour Economics and Econometrics and Doctor of Philosophy ( Ph.D) in Management with concentration in Finance from Akamai University, Hilo, United States of America.
In his words: ” Am very glad today to celebrate with my Students, other Professors, Staff and everyone in the Institution. I thank the almighty God for his elevation so far as the First African Professor and Provost of the Institution”.
” I will continue to mentor students at all levels of Education and use my God given talents for the good of the society as an innovative thinker, resourceful and academic advisor, graduate mentor, curriculum developer, engaging public speaker, inspiring lecturer and Member of Econometrics society”.
“By God grace, as the Provost, West Coast University International Campus, Los Angeles, California, United States of America, I will promote World-class academic excellence in the Institution with utmost importance”.