Mr Oladeji, Matthew Olaniyi was born about five decades ago in Saki, Oyo State, Nigeria. He attended First African Baptist Primary School, Saki (1970 – 1975); Baptist High School, Saki (1976 – 1980); Divisional Teachers’ College, Saki (1982) before proceeding to University of Ife (1985 – 1989) where he obtained Bachelor of Science Degree with honours in Political Science. He later had PGD in Financial Management from Consultancy Service Unit of University of Ibadan in year 2000 and M.Sc in Sociology from University of Ibadan in 2002. He is a Fellow and Board Member of Institute of Chartered Portfolio Management of Nigeria. At various times, he had been Head of Department, General Studies; Chairman, Committee of HODs; Chairman, Academic Standard Monitoring Committee; Member, Board of Studies; Member, Editorial Board of Institutional Journal of Humanities and Management; and Environscope Journal. He was elected Congregation Representative on the Governing Council, The Polytechnic, Ibadan, and was appointed substantive Director of Saki Campus by interview. He was a member of Take – Off Implementation Committee of The Technical University, Ibadan. He also served as the Chairman, Sport Advisory Committee for The Polytechnic, Ibadan. He served as Chairman and member of various statutory and ad-hoc committees too numerous to list at The Polytechnic, Ibadan. He has published many textbooks and several articles in reputable international and national journals. In addition, he has presented many papers at both international and national conferences; and has given speeches at various public functions across the nation. He is a seasoned and time-tested administrator as he has left track records in all the offices he occupied. He was appointed Pioneer Rector, The Oke-Ogun Polytechnic, Saki (TOPS) on 10th July, 2014.
The Polytechnic Ibadan Saki Campus was upgraded to The Oke-Ogun Polytechnic, Saki on 17th July, 2014 when The Governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi pronounced its autonomy.
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