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Governor Adeleke hosts NUC management, assures smooth take off of UNILESA



Governor Adeleke Hosts NUC Management, Assures Smooth Take off of UNILESA
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The Governor of Osun State Senator Ademola Jackson Adeleke has reiterated the commitment of his administration to the smooth and effective take off of University of Ilesa, Osun State. Governor Ademola Jackson Adeleke gave this assurance while receiving the leadership of the National Universities Commission, NUC, led by the Executive Secretary, Ambassador Chris Maiyaki at the Governor’s Country Home, Ede.

The Governor assured the visiting NUC team that the state government will give all necessary support to facilitate the smooth take and sustainability of the young university.

The Governor described the Vice Chancellor of University of Ilesa, Professor Taiwo Asaolu as a round peg in a round hole who was appointed based on his pedigree and ability to take the newly established citadel of learning to stardom.

The Osun State Governor solicited the support of the NUC for the two state universities, affirming the readiness of his administration to provide all needed logistics for the operation of the new university.

Earlier in his address, the Executive Secretary of NUC, Ambassador Chris Maiyaki commended Governor Ademola Adeleke for his nationally acknowledged enthusiasm for the development of education and passionate commitment to entrenching good governance.

Ambassador Maiyaki said the NUC team was in the State to gather first-hand information on the state of preparedness of the University for academic activities saying that the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Taiwo Asaolu has briefed the commission adequately about the uncommon level of support given to the university by the state Governor.

According to him, their recommendations will enable JAMB to enlist University of Ilesa as a school of choice for admission seekers.

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He added that their recommendations will equally enable UNILESA to be eligible to draw necessary support in terms of grants and aid from Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFUND, and other relevant bodies.

Ambassador Maiyaki while soliciting the continued support of the Governor for the University in terms of sustainable funding lauded the Governor for his passion for education and good governance which he said has endeared him to millions of Nigerians within Osun State and beyond.


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