Fayemi Appoints Olanipekun as Chancellor of New Ekiti Varsity

By Victor Ogunje

The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has approved the appointment of members of the Governing Council of Bamidele Olumilua University of Education, Science and Technology, Ikere Ekiti.

This was contained in a statement by Fayemi’s Chief Press Secretary, Yinka Oyebode, on Friday.

The Governing Council members are: Chief Wole Olanipekun (SAN), Chancellor; Chief Afolabi Ojuawo, Pro-Chancellor; and Chairman of Governing Council, Prof Kola Oladunjoye.

Other members include: Mr S. I. Folorunso, Otunba Kunle Ajayi, Mrs Jumoke Adamolekun, Chief (Mrs) Moni Afuye, Dr Segun Aina, and Dr Adelana Adeleye-Olusae.

The appointments, according to Fayemi take immediate effect.

The College of Education, Ikere Ekiti was last year upgraded to a university status due to the agitations of the people of the town.

Olanipekun, an indigene of Ikere Ekiti, has been in the legal profession for over four decades.

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