Mr. Babatunde Abioye Apata had his elementary school at I.C.C. Moor Plantation, Apata-Ganga, Ibadan from where he proceeded to Government College, Ibadan.  He did his Higher School Certificate at Christ’s School, Ado-Ekiti, and Ondo State College of Arts & Science, IkareAkoko respectively.

He graduated from the University of Maiduguri, Maiduguri, where he bagged a B.Sc (Hons) in Accountancy degree.

He possesses a Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) from the then-University of Ado-Ekiti (now Ekiti State University).

He is a Fellow, of the Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (FCNA), and also a Fellow, of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (FCTI), He is also a Fellow, of the Institute of Management Consultants, Nigeria (FIMC), as well as a Certified Management Consultant (CMC).

He is a member of the Association of University Administrators, Manchester, U.K.  During his career, he was a visiting Chief Accountant at the Federal University of Technology, Akure, Ondo State between 2009 and 2011.

He is widely traveled, having attended conferences, Workshops, and Seminars at International and Local levels.

He is happily married.

He was appointed as pioneer Bursar of the University on 6th January 2021.