Ekiti State Government is committed to holistic reformation of EKSU
Ekiti State Government is committed to holistic reformation of the only state owned university, the Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti (EKSU) to ensure that it takes its place as a world class 21st century university.
The Secretary to the State Government, Mr Abiodun Oyebanji made this known in Ado-Ekiti while inaugurating the body of professors of the Ekiti State University Alumni Association.
Mr. Oyebanji said the constitution of the visitation panel to the institution by the Governor at the inception of the present administration was to bring back the lost glory of the citadel of learning.
He noted that the recommendations of the panel are being implemented by the governing council which had begun to yield desired positive results at the institution.
The State’s scribe who stressed that concerted effort of all stakeholders is required to change the negative narrative of the university, urged all members of the alumni association and the institution’s management to unite and work towards making the school recognised worldwide for academic excellence.
He promised them government’s unalloyed support as they advance the course of the institution.
Earlier in his remarks, the National President, Ekiti State University (EKSU) Alumni Association, Asiwaju Oludotun Adetunberu expressed appreciation to the Governor for his constant support for the University.
He enumerated such support to include: resolution of the crisis rocking the institution’s college of medicine, release of fund for the accreditation of the college, release of 22 seater coaster bus for the use of the college and the financial assistance to law students of the institution to enable them participate in an international seminar among others.
Also at the event is the Commissioner for Information, Tourism and Values Orientation, Mr Muyiwa Olumilua and the Chief of Staff to the Governor, Mr Abiodun Omoleye.