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With good infrastructure, Nigerian universities will rank better gobally – EKSU VC




The Vice-Chancellor, Ekiti State College(EKSU), Ado-Ekiti, Prof. Edward Olanipekun, has Recommended the Federal authorities for initiating the Wants Evaluation Funds within the universities, saying it has helped in battling infrastructural deficit within the nation’s Ivory towers.


The Vice-Chancellor mentioned this in Ado Ekiti on Saturday whereas receiving the Federal Ministry of Schooling’s Wants Evaluation Venture Monitoring Committee in his workplace.

Olanipekun described the fund as a product of struggles and relentless battles fought by numerous unions within the universities, which he mentioned introduced in regards to the NEEDS intervention.

He mentioned: “Let me emphasize that with out these struggles, Nigerian Universities would have been nothing to write down dwelling about by way of amenities.

“I commend the efforts of the unions as they have been attempting to see that College challenges have been being tackled headlong.

“With good Infrastructures that meet the worldwide commonplace, Nigerian universities rating will go up on webometrics and our graduates will grow to be revered and employable anyplace throughout the globe”, the Vice-Chancellor said.

Additionally talking on the importance of the Fund, the chairman, Wants Evaluation Venture Monitoring Committee, Mohammed Aruna, mentioned his crew was in Ekiti State to watch how the disbursed funds from the Federal Ministry of Schooling to establishments have been expended.

Aruna mentioned ascertaining whether or not the funds have been being judiciously utilized and initiatives being executed to specs have been needed to forestall the kernel of the initiative from being defeated by corruption.

Aruna, who can be the Nationwide Chairman, Senior Workers Affiliation of Nigerian College (SAANU), appreciated the Vice-Chancellor for being dogged within the prosecution of a number of developmental actions in EKSU.

“I’m impressed with the laudable initiatives I’m seeing. The EKSU VC has been capable of persuade us that the usual of training may be enhanced with minimal funding.

“With what I’ve heard from you, the administration crew has actually thought exterior the field to generate cash internally, block leakages and Provoke programmes that will guarantee good Infrastructures and higher welfare package deal for the survival of this college”.

Aruna praised the newly elected SAANU Govt members of EKSU, urging them to work harmoniously with the administration crew for stability and a excessive educational commonplace to be achieved within the establishment.’

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