Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Indictment: Ekiti sacks VC EKSU, CMD, Provost, names Governing Councils - ITREALMS

Upon the consideration and adoption of the White Papers on the reports of the Visitation and Fact Finding Panels by the State Executive Council, the Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, in his capacity as Visitor, has approved the removal of the Vice Chancellor of Ekiti State University,(EKSU), Ado-Ekiti; the Chief Medical Director (CMD) of Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital (EKSUTH), and Provost of the College of Education, Ikere-Ekiti, reports ITREALMS.

The most senior officials are to take over the running of the institutions pending the appointment of substantive heads.

In the case of EKSU, the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academics), Prof (Mrs) Olubunmi Ajayi, is to take charge in an acting capacity pending the appointment of a substantive Vice Chancellor by the Governing Council.

The Governor also approved the appointment of Mrs Folakemi Falore as the Sole Administrator of the College of Health Sciences and Technology, Ijero-Ekiti

As approved by the State Executive Council, the Governing Councils’ immediate task is the implementation of the approved recommendations of the White Papers.

In the case of the College of Health Sciences and Technology, Ijero, the Sole Administrator is responsible for implementing the White Paper.

Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr Yinka Oyebode in a press statement available to ITREALMS gave the names of the new governing council to include for EKSU, Prof Bamitale Omole (Chair), Chief Oluwole Ojo, Prof Adebayo Olukoshi, Prof Funmi Olonisakin, Prof Okey Onyejekwe, Mrs Foluso Olaniyan, Dr Amina Salihu, Mrs Mope Akerele, Prof Funso Falade, and Mr Matthew Imoru.

For the EKSUTH, he listed the newly appointed as Dr Dare Teniola (Chair),   Dr Adebola Orimadegun, Dr Adedolapo Fasawe, Prof Bosede Afolabi, Dr Janet Funke Ogunbunmi, Mrs Ajoke Oluwasanmi, and Prince Soji Agunbiade. 

As well for the COE, Ikere which has Chief Afolabi Ojuawo (Chair), Chief (Mrs) Moni Afuye, Prof Kola Oladunmoye, Mr S.I. Folorunso, Otunba Kunle Ajayi, and Mrs Jumoke Adamolekun, whereas the College of Health Sciences and Technology, Ijero, Mrs Folakemi Falore (Sole Administrator).

While the Broadcasting Service of Ekiti State (BSES) with Mr Segun Omolayo (Chair), Mr Gbenga Aruleba and Mr Kunle Olofin.

The CPS further hinted ITREALMS that the newly appointed members of the Governing Councils are to be sworn in on Monday, January 28, 2019.

Chuks Egbune/Editor

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