This followed the expiration of the tenure of Prof. Olufemi Mimiko as the VC of AAUA.
Before the appointment of Prof. Ajibefun he was the Rector of Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo (RUGIPO), a polytechnic owned by the state.
Prof Ajibefun is a First Class Honours graduate of the Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA).
He began his academic career in 1993 as an assistant lecturer, from where he rose to become an Associate Professor in October, 2006.
He bagged his M.Sc and PhD degrees at the University of Ibadan and the Federal University of Technology, Akure, respectively.
According to A statement issued by the State Commissioner for Information, Kayode Akinmade in Akure, his appointment takes immediate effect.