Ekiti State University Ado-Ekiti, has
directed all newly-admitted students for the 2019/2020 academic session to resume for academic activities on Monday, 23rd November.
The Head, Directorate of Information, Mr
Bode Olofinmoyin, who said the resumption included pre-degree, diploma and 100 level students of the university, said, “The students are expected complete the registration exercise and resume for other academic activities”.
Olofinmoyin, in a statement titled,
‘Resumption of academic activities in
EKSU’, advised, “All returning students are
hereby advised to take personal COVID-19
precautions by ensuring that they have their face masks and hand sanitizers with them at all times on Campus”.
He stated ,” The Vice Chancellor, Professor Edward Olanipekun, has assured parents, guardians and the returning students
of adequate COVID-19 precautions and
protocols which have been put in place by
the university management”.
The Ekiti State House of Assembly had in
the week had an interface with the
university management and union leaders
in a bid to put an end to the lingering issues in the institution.
EKSU VC, Prof Olanipekun, had at the meeting, empathise with workers over the current situation in the university, saying the management was not oblivious of precarious financial situation in the institution, though the institution has achieved so much under the administration of Dr. John Kayode Fayemi.
The VC also expressed concerns on the
amputated salaries in the months of
September and October 2020, adding that
some of the agitations of the union, such
as backlog arrears of cooperatives
deductions, stagnation of staff, over bloated staffers and many others were not the making of his administration.
He clarified too that the issue bothering
Conversion and Advancement in the
system was never an automatic
arrangement in any University, but only
subject to vacancies.