The Ekiti State University is set to tap the expertise of its academic staff who had studied in foreign countries.
This indication was given by the Ekiti State University Vice-Chancellor, Professor Samuel Oye Bandele during a meeting with those who obtained their Doctorate Degrees overseas under the EKSU sponsorship programme.
Professor Bandele who met the overseas Ph.D scholars inside the Senate Chamber said that he was ready to take proposals on how the University could move forward from each of the scholars on how the University could be uplifted. The meeting extensively discussed on issues such as research, provision of modern equipment, supply of electricity, water supply and maintenance of structures as part of those things that could affect the growth of a University.
Decisions were also reached on how to make academic staff participate and publish in journals of high repute such as index and impact journals.
The Vice-Chancellor told them that his administration would continue to utilize young and vibrant scholars as well as the experienced scholars to achieve success.
“You have acquired enough knowledge that must not be wasted” he stressed.
The leader of the team, Dr. Ilesanmi Oluwafemi presented a paper on behalf of the foreign-trained doctorate degree holders at the occasion which attracted members of the EKSU management team.