The Most Reverend Bishop Samson Aluko of the Methodist Church of Nigeria, Ifaki Diocese, along with his pastoral team have commended the novel achievements recorded by the Ekiti State University in recent times.
Bishop Aluko who led a top delegation of the Methodist Church Nigeria and courtesy visit to the office of the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Samuel Oye Bandele said the churches are aware of positive turn around in the fortunes of the Institution which has further improved the image of Ekiti State as a community of intellectuals and Fountain of Knowledge.
Bishop Aluko said the church was happy to receive the news that the University is becoming fully residential adding that many working class, artisans and low level career officers an now better their lots by taking advantage of the opportunities to earn academic certificates in newly introduced courses in the Directorate of Human Capital Development.
He affirmed that the church is always praying for the management and staff led by Prof. Samuel Oye Bandele.
The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Samuel Oye Bandele who thanked the delegation from the Methodist Church, Nigeria said on his assumption of office the University has gained tremendous uplift on the National Universities Commission ranking which ranks EKSU among the top best rated Universities in Nigeria.
Prof. Bandele said his administration has completed several ongoing projects and has welcomed the newly admitted students into the University hostels.
The EKSU Vice-Chancellor invited the Bishop of the Methodist Church Nigeria to the 22nd convocation ceremony of the University which will be graced by imminent Nigerians including the Emir of Kano, HE Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, Governor of Gombe State, His Excellency Hassan Dakwanbo, legal icon, Chief Wole Olanipekun and Chief Oladipupo Kessignton Adebutu.