A statement signed in Lagos on Monday by former Ogun governor, Chief Olusegun Osoba, Chairman, Governing Council of the NIJ, said Adefaye would serve as Provost of the institution with effect from Sept. 1, 2020 pending the appointment of a new Provost.
He succeeds the former Provost, Mr Gbemiga Oluleye, who has served out his term meritoriously.
Adefaye was a former two-term president of the Nigerian Guild of Editors.
The NIJ is a Nigerian monotechnic institute located at Ogba in Ikeja, Lagos State.
It is a diploma-awarding monotechnic established in 1963 by the International Press Institute. (NAN)