DR. G. O. OYEWOLE’S PROFILE
Dr Godwin Olusegun Oyewole was born on 20th April, 1962, he hails from Ogori, Ogori/Magongo LGA in Kogi State. He had his First School Leaving Certificate in 1974 from St Andrews’ School Okene. He then proceeded to Government Secondary School, Daura, Katsina State and Government Secondary School, Malete, Kwara State where he obtained his Secondary School Certificate in 1981. Between 1982 and 1984, he attended School of Basic Studies, Kwara State College of Technology, Ilorin where he obtained his Advanced Level Certificate. Dr Godwin Olusegun Oyewole attended Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria between 1987 and 1990 for his Bachelor’s Degree in Library Science. He had his mandatory one year service (NYSC) at the 2nd Mechanised Division, Ibadan between 1990 and 1991. Immediately after his service year, he proceeded to the University of Ibadan for Master in Library Science between 1991 and 1993. Before obtaining a Ph.D in Library and Information Science in 2013 from the University of Ibadan, Dr Oyewole in 1999 obtained a Postgraduate Diploma in Education from the same university.
Dr Oyewole joined the services of Federal College of Education, Abeokuta on 5th December, 1995 as Librarian I. He has worked in various sections of the library. Until he became the College Librarian, he was the Acting College Librarian from April 16th 2013. His appoinment take effect from 1st August, 2013. Dr Oyewole has served the College at committee level and in some of her Boards. He has over 25 publications both in local and international journals as well as a number of conference papers to his credit. He has also attended workshops both at local and international levels.
Dr Oyewole is a member of professional bodies such as Nigeria Library Association, Ogun State Chapter and Librarian Registration Council of Nigeria. He has been a resource person to both government and private organizations on library matters. He is the Resident pastor of Zion Christian Centre, Abeokuta. He has served as Director, Library and Records Management under the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, Ogun State, Province 8. He is currently the Chairman Area I Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria Abeokuta South East Chapter. He is married to Mrs Charity Omoleegho Oyewole a lecturer in the Department of French language in Federal College of Education, Abeokuta.