Fayemi appoints Olanipekun as new Ekiti Varsity Chancellor




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Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi has ratified the appointment of of the Governing Council of the Bamidele Olumilua University of Education, Science and Technology, Ikere Ekiti.

This was contained in a statemen by the governor’ Chief Press Secretary, Yinka Oyebode, Friday.

The Governing Council are: Chief Wole Olanipekun (SAN)- Chancellor, Chief Afolabi Ojuawo- Pro Chancellor and Chairman of Governing Council, Prof Kola Oladunjoye – Member.


Others include: Mr . . Folorunso- Member,Otunba Kunle Ajayi- Member, Mrs Jumoke Adamolekun- Member ,Chief (Mrs) Moni Afuye- Member, Dr Segun Aina- Member and Dr Adelana Adeleye – Olusae – Member.

The appointments, according Fayemi take immediate effect.

The College of Education, Ikere Ekiti was last year upgraded a university status due the agitations of the people of the town.

Reacting his appointment, Chief Wole Olanipekun (SAN), said he would bring his wealth of experience in the legal profession and education bear in the development of the citadel of learning.

He promised to live up to the expectation of the people in his appointment as the pioneer Chancellor of the Bamidele Olumilua University of Education, Science and Technology, Ikere Ekiti.

The legal icon said he perceived the appointment as an opportunity for him to contribute his quota to the development of the state, particularly to capital development.

appreciate Governor Kayode Fayemi for this lofty appointment would make me contribute meaningfully to the development of state .

am particularly elated the university is sited in town and I will do all within capacity to the university to an institution we can all be proud of.”

Olanipekun said his experience as a former Pro Chancellor and Chairman of Governing Council, University of Ibadan and his present position as the Pro Chancellor and Chairman of Council, Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo, would assist him in his present position.

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