The Management of Ekiti State University has signed a Memorandum Of Understanding (MOU) with a leading construction firm in Nigeria to build an ultra-modern students’ hostel to achieve the vision of making the institution fully residential.

At the meeting, the Vice Chancellor Prof. Oladipo Aina restated his commitment to accommodate most of the students’ on campus. “The knowledge and behavioural training available through living on campus will make them thorough bred graduates in future”, the Vice-Chancellor stressed. Prof. Aina said the big picture is to also have a large percentage of staff reside on campus to promote efficiency, regulate life style and help serve as role models to the students.

The EKSU Vice Chancellor commended the construction firm STP Consult Nig. LTD for their commitment adding that quality and standard must not be compromised.

The Managing Director of STP Consult Nig. LTD, Mr. Festus Omiye assured the Vice Chancellor that work would begin in earnest.

The Deputy Registrar, Legal Affairs, Barr. Sola Arogundade conducted the signing of the MOU agreement. The hostel is expected to be ready in 12 months time.