Oba Adegbenro Expresses Delight Over Start-up of Academic Activities in Fuoye, Ifaki Campus

The Olufaki of Ifaki-Ekiti, His Royal Majesty, Oba (Dr.) John Adegbenro Falore Ajigbade III, has expressed delight over the

commencement of academic activities in Ifaki-Ekiti Campus of the Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, describing it as a milestone of the highest order.

According to Olufaki: “It was a unique experience and total excitement when the management of the Federal University Oye-Ekiti, under the leadership of Professor Abayomi Sunday Fasina, gave approval for Ifaki-Ekiti to host a Campus under the Federal Institution and we are happy its operations start today.”

Oba Adegbenro appreciated the leadership of the citadel of learning for giving his community this golden opportunity that will continue to serve as a bolster for the economic growth of the host community and the ones around.

Oba Adegbenro, who led community Chiefs to the resumption event, in order to offer prayers for students and other management staff of the campus, thanked the good people of Ifaki-Ekiti for their laudable contributions, prior to the completion of the school’s site and further urged them to welcome all with accommodating spirit. “I am joyfully overwhelmed today for this beautiful development. I want to assure you of adequate security for Staffs and Students in their respective dealings.”, Oba Adegbenro said.

He, however, urged Landlords in the community to show empathy and consideration towards house rents for intending Staff and Students. He charged all to show adequate leniency, so as to making the atmosphere suitable for peaceful and enabling co-habitation.

Speaking earlier, Dr. Omolade Adeleke, the Director of the Centre for Continuing Education of the Federal University Oye-Ekiti, described the epoch-making ceremony as– WORTHWHILE. He affirmed Ifaki-Ekiti is a peaceful place to be, while urging residents to give Students and Members of Staff more interesting environment for learning and living.

Recall last year, Oba Adegbenro led delegations to Federal University, Oye-Ekiti where management board approved the Campus for Ifaki-Ekiti to run courses in various fields of learning, i.e, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Hospitality and Tourism Management Departments, respectively.


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