The Vice-chancellor of Ekiti State University, Professor Samuel Oye Bandele has been elected as the Vice-Chairman of the Committee of Vice-Chancellors of Nigerian State Universities (CVCNSU).

The event took place in Abuja on Thursday, February 23, 2017 during a meeting of the Committee of Vice-Chancellors of Nigerian State Universities.

Professor Bandele’s election is the first of its type for any Vice-chancellor from the Ekiti State University since the inception of the Institution.

The cheering news was broken by Professor Bandele on the floor of the Senate Chamber of the University during the normal paperless senate session today, Friday, 24, 2017.

The entire members of the Senate of EKSU received the news with a great ovation and members of senate took time to congratulate the new Vice-Chairman of the Committee of Vice-Chancellors of State Universities, Professor Samuel Oye Bandele.

The Committee of Vice-Chancellors of Nigerian State Universities (CVCNSU) is the umbrella body of Vice-chancellors of Nigerian State Universities. Its objective is to address the challenges facing state University education in Nigeria.