Immediate Deputy Vice-Chancellor (academic), University of Ibadan Professor Adeyinka Aderinto is to deliver the 482nd Inaugural Lecture of the Premier University.
Aderinto who becomes the first Criminologist to present Inaugural lecture from the Department of Sociology will speak on the topic “On the Fringe of Society”.
The Lecture which is scheduled for Thursday 30th January at the Trenchard Hall of the Institution will be chaired by the Vice Chancellor, Professor Idowu Olayinka.
The renown criminologist and Social problem expert has rich administrative profile having been sub-Dean and Dean of the Post graduate School (now Post graduate College), Deputy Vice Chancellor (academic), one-time acting-Head of Department of Sociology, Lagos State University (LASU) during his sabbatical and currently, Head of Sociology of the Premier University.
Aderinto who consults for many International organisations such as UNFPA and UNAIDS is also a Member of Osun State Health Rejuvenation Committee headed by Governor Gboyega Oyetola.
The inaugural lecturer whose research interests span Deviance, criminology, victimology and social problems is expected to unpack how his researches connect with the title and make policy sugestions that can help government at all levels nagivate the stormy climate of rescuing those on the fringe of the Nigerian society.