As part of efforts to shoring up support for Ekiti State University, EKSU, Ado-Ekiti, the institution’s Alumni body has set up a 13-Member Committee to assess the challenges facing the citadel of learning.
The Alumni Association in a statement made available to newsmen by its PRO, Olumide Abudu indicates that the Global President, Engr Dipo Bamisaye notes that the step became imperative in view of the numerous challenges facing the University, economy situation in the country and the adverse effect on the running of the institution and students populace.
The Committee to be chaired by a former Registrar of the University, Dr O. O. Awosusi will among other things assess the current challenges facing the Management, Staff and Students of the University;
The Committee will also call for memoranda from critical stakeholders which include Management of EKSU, trade unions, students body, cooperative societies. parents/guardians, traditional rulers, religious/opinion leaders, well-meaning Ekiti indigenes, alumni of the University, etc.;
The Committee which has the Global Auditor, Bar. Akinyemi Borode as Secretary, will consider the views and data supplied by the stakeholders via their memoranda to determine the basic challenges facing the institution and make recommendations on short term and long term solutions to the identified challenges;
The Committee is expected to submit its report to the Alumni Association not later than 21st August. 2022.
Other members of the Committee include the Global Secretary, Pastor Isaac Akinleye, the University Bursar, representing the Management, Mr Titiloye Owolabi, Mrs H.A. Jimoh, Prince Soji Ehinlanwo, Dr. Ayo Abina, Reverend Adebiyi Fasoyin, Dr K.K. Arogundade, Mr T. Aguda, Dr O. Awogbemi, Mrs A.S. Akanni and Mr Olakunle Ojuawo.