The vision of the Vice Chancellor, prof. Samuel Oye Bandele, to run a corruption-free and transparent system has been set in motion through the establishment and operation of the Anti-Corruption and Transparency Monitoring Unit of EKSU. The vice chancellor, during his meeting with the unit on Thursday, 16th of March 2017 expressed his pleasure with the establishment and operation of the Anti-corruption and transparency monitoring unit. He commended them on their efforts to become fully operational and pointed out the importance and necessity of the unit in promoting positive growth.
The chairman of the Unit, prof. Samson A. Olorunsola expressed his gratitude towards the Vice Chancellor for his unfailing support towards the successful operation of the unit. He also expressed some of the challenges being faced by the unit which included the lack of office facility, secretariat staff as well as the need for clearly defined responsibilities and adequate training for members of the unit.
The Vice Chancellor attended to their concerns which he recognised as urgent and necessary. He assured the members of the unit that their roles, powers and responsibilities would be clearly spelt out and documented for easy reference. The Vice Chancellor also assured them that adequate planning and funding towards the effective operation of the anti-corruption unit will be allocated accordingly.
The vice chancellor pledged his complete and continued support to the Anti-corruption and Transparency Monitoring Unit in order to eradicate corruption and promote the progress and development of the institution.
The Anti-corruption and Transparency Monitoring Unit, ACTMU, was established in EKSU in October 2015, as a follow up to the request of the ICPC and EFCC act which requires the establishment of the unit at all Nigerian Universities.