Mr. Oke joined the services of the then Tai Solarin College of Education in 1996 as an Administrative Officer before the transformation of the then College of Education to University of Education.
Mr. Dapo Oke has served in various divisions and units in the University and until his appointment as the Registrar, he was the Deputy Registrar, Media & Corporate Relations, a division under the Vice Chancellor’s Office.
He attended the then Ogun State College of Education, Ijebu Ode for his National Certificate in Education, (NCE). He is also a graduate of History (Education) and Master Degree holder in Educational Administration from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife.
Mr. Dapo Oke rose to become the Senior Assistant Registrar in 2005 when the Tai Solarin College of Education transformed into Tai Solarin University of Education.
His professional career cuts across many Departments and Units of the University namely, Students’ Registration and Statistics Units of Academic Affairs Division; Students Affairs Division; NCE Records; Exams and Records Department; Senior Programme Officer, Centre for Human Rights and Gender Education.
Between 2007 and 2011 he was appointed as Senior Legislative Aide to Senator, Kola Bajomo, who represented Ogun West in the National Assembly. He was also at the University of Lagos between May 2014 and April 2015 for his Sabbatical where he worked as a Visiting Senior Assistant Registrar, Administrative and Technical Staff Unit of the Human Resources Management Department.
He holds an Advanced Certificate in Data Analysis and Management of the University of Lagos and is also a Fellow of the Institute of Corporate Administration; Member, British Project Professionals; Member, Association of Nigeria Universities Professional Administrators (ANUPA)and Member, Chartered Institute of Local Government and Public Administration of Nigeria(CILGPAN).
Mr. Dapo Oke is a 21st Century Professional Educational Administrator.