Oyebanji appoints Olanipekun, others into governing councils of three tertiary institutions
• Ekiti gets new CP
• Don seeks review of budgetary allocation for education
Ekiti State Governor, Biodun Oyebanji, has approved the appointment of chairmen and members of the governing councils of three tertiary institutions in the state.
The institutions are Ekiti State University (EKSU), Ado-Ekiti; Bamidele Olumilua University of Education, Science and Technology (BOUESTI), Ikere-Ekiti and Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital (EKSUTH), Ado-Ekiti.
The Governing Council for EKSU, according to a statement by Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Yinka Oyebode, are Prof. Akin Oyebode as Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of Council, while Prof. Demola Omojola, Chief Bayo Awosemusi, Dr. Israel Ovirhi, Dipo Ajayi, Foluso Olaniyan, Bunmi Akingba, Rotimi Esho, Prof. C.O. Kolawole and Alhaji Abdusalam Babatunde are members.
Chief Wole Olanipekun (SAN) is the Chancellor, Governing Council for BOUESTI, while Prof. Dipo Aina is the Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of Council.
Other members include Prof. Dele Olowokudejo, S.I. Folorunso, Alaba Olusola Ibitoba, Iyabo Obasa, Chief (Mrs.) Bola Fasuan, Dr. Isah Emmanuel Aileonokhuoya and Prof. Sehinde Oluwatosin.
For EKSUTH, Dr. Adedamola Dada is the Chairman, Governing Council with other members as Dr. Adebola Orimadegun, Dr. J. O. Oguntoye, Alhaja Muibat Akingbade, Prince Soji Agunbiade, Ilesanmi Simon Olugbenga and Adetunji Kolawole.
MEANWHILE, a new Commissioner of Police, Mr. Ogundare Dare Emmanuel, has been appointed for the state.
In a statement by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Sunday Abutu, in Ado-Ekiti, yesterday, the new CP took over from his predecessor, Mr. Morenikeji Olusegun Adesina, who recently retired from service.
IN another development, the Visitor of Ronik Polytechnic, Ejigbo Lagos, Mr. Chris Alabi, has stressed the need for the incoming administration to increase budgetary allocation for the education sector.
Alabi, who stated this at the institution’s 17th matriculation yesterday, said that education should be a top priority of any government.
Rector of the institution, Mrs. Juliana Atoye, stressed the need for government to discourage strike in institutions.
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