Vice President, Adewuyi, Y. A.
ADEWUYI, Yekeen Ademola is the Vice President, Unique Unilag Staff Multipurpose Cooperative Society. He was elected Vice President at the 2014 Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Society- aa position he still occupies till date. Before his being elected as the Vice President, he had previously been elected twice as the Chairman, Supervisory Committee (2006-2008 and 2008-2010). Furthermore, he had also served, twice, as the Treasurer of the Society, from 2010-2012, and was also re-elected as Treasurer, 2012-2014.
Adewuyi has served the University of Lagos Community at several forums, especially in his capacity as an Accountant. One of such areas includes his being appointed as the Auditor of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU, Unilag Branch), in 2005. He was also appointed as the Auditor of SSANU Contributory Welfare Scheme in 2009. In addition, he has also been of great assets to the Cooperative Society, amongst which includes his being elected, twice, as the Treasurer, Estate Management and Development of the Society, just to mention a few.
Adewuyi is a 2012 graduate of the Imo State University, Owerri, Imo State, where he awarded the Bachelors of Science Degree in Accountancy. He was also awarded a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) Degree, in 2004, by the University of Ado-Ekiti, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State. In Addition, Adewuyi also holds the National Diploma (ND) and the Higher National Diploma (HND) of the prestigious Yaba College of Technology, Yaba-Lagos, in Accountancy in the years 1991 and 1995 respectively.
Adewuyi is also a member of some prestigious professional association. This includes being: Member, Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN); and Fellow, Chartered Institute of Loan and Risk Management (FCIRLM). Furthermore, he has also attended several Trainings, Workshops, Seminars and Certificate Courses, particularly in Cooperative Management. Amongst these was his participation in a course on the “Role of Financial Indices in Cooperative Management”, in the year 2016. He had also in 2007 taken a Certificate Course on “Cooperative as a Tool for Social and Economic Security”. Finally, he also participated at a ‘Train the Trainers Workshop”, under the auspices of the United States of America and the Federal Government of Nigeria Funds for HIV/AIDS Relief (PEPFAR Project).
Adewuyi is not just a man of books. His academic prowess as made him to be saddled with so many responsibilities within and outside his professional capacity as an Accountant. For instance, between 2007-2013. Adewuyi was the Principal Executive Officer (Accounts), and the Head of Treasury & Students Account, Bursary Sections, ISL Unit. He was also at a point in time the Senior/Higher Executive Officer (Cash Office). Furthermore, Adewuyi was the Faculty Finance Officer for both the Faculty of Art and the Faculty of Social Sciences at the same time, between 2013-2014. He is presently the Finance Officer, Faculty of Social Sciences. A position he was appointed to since 2014, and where he has initiated and implemented sound accounting policies and directives.
Adewuyi, who was awarded the ‘Best Accounts Officer of the Year, International School, Lagos, 2008-2009’ is happily married with children, and lives with his family in Lagos.