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The Nigeria Union of Journalists,Oyo State Council has celebrated Professor Olumuyiwa Popoola on his admission as a Member of the Nigerian Academy of Letters (NAL).

The Union, through a statement signed by its Chairman, Demola Babalola on Tuesday hinted that Professor Olumuyiwa Popoola is an erudite scholar and the Deputy Vice Chancellor, Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo.

He is a Professor of Journalism, Communication and Media Studies.

He was taken by providence to the University of Nigeria,Nsukka, where in 1999 bagged Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) Hons in Mass Communication, with First Class and won the prizes for the best graduating student in the department,and the best final year student in the Faculty.

Subsequently, he obtained a Master of Science (M.Sc) in Mass Communication at the University of Lagos.

Like in Nsukka, he earned the University teaching assistantship award and was recognized for recording the best performance on the programme.

His persistent thirst for knowledge, hard work and excellence was crowned at the University of Ibadan, where he was awarded the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in Media and Cultural Studies.

At various times, Muyiwa Popoola has been the Head of Department of Communication and Media Studies, Director of Media Center, Dean of Faculty of Social Sciences, and Member of the Governing Council, amongst others.

Muyiwa Popoola is happily married with children.

“As we felicitate Olumuyiwa Popoola on this momentous occasion, we convey our best wishes, always. Keep soaring Prof”, the statement read.

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