A capacity building workshop to enhance the capacity building of Senior Level Workforce of the Ekiti State University has taken place in University of Ghana, Legon, Accra.
The Workshop was to contribute to the strengthening the Vision and Mission of Ekiti State University, (EKSU). Organized with the Theme: “Excellence in the 21stCentury African University Knowledge Worker and Productivity’, several experts in Leadership and Training, Challenges and Issues in Higher Education and Information and Communication Technology (ICT) brainstormed from Tuesday, 12th May, 2015 till Friday, 15th May, 2015.
There were lectures on Leadership Responsibilities, Integrity and Legacy by Professor Oluyemisi Obilade; Corporate Identity in a Competitive Environment by Dr. Augustine Taiwah and Building External Linkages and Partnerships by Mr. Rex Danquah among others.
Other Lectures were on Issues and Challenges in Higher Education and Research by Vincent Lomotey and Information and Communication Technology.
The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Patrick Oladipo Aina in a welcome address stressed that the workshop was very important to enable EKSU produce focused and 21st Century Compliance Administrators to effect proper implementation of Ekiti State University Strategic Plan Document.
He noted that this would allow the University to achieve its Vision and Mission Statement through the entrenchments of the core values in the system.
Prof. Aina reminded the participants of the need for the University to embrace the development in ICT to the extent that the institution would have academic and administrative staff who are well versed in the progressive and unending applications which ICT has to offer.
The Vice-Chancellor noted that the choice of Ghana for the workshop was deliberate saying: “in the West African Sub-region, no other country compares closely with Nigeria but Ghana”. He used the occasion to appreciate the consulting firm, Mafobil Consulting Limited, Nigeria, for proper organisation of the Workshop.