The Vice-Chancellor of the Ekiti State University, Prof. Oladipo Aina has described members of the Alumni Association of EKSU as part of the true owners of the University.
Prof. Aina made the remarks at a special convention held at the 3000-seater auditorium inside the University Campus organized to amend the constitution of the Alumni association
The Vice-Chancellor who commended the alumni members for their tenacity, abiding faith and love for their alma mater informed them that great Universities all over the world mostly depend on their alumni for donations, grants and endowment to boost their financial status.
Prof. Aina explained that EKSU must begin to look beyond government for financial support and expressed optimism that the over fifty thousand strong alumni members of the University are capable of turning around the fortunes of the institution.
The National President, of the EKSU alumni, Mr. Bola Ogunlayi assured the Vice-Chancellor of the readiness of the association to work with the incumbent leadership of the University towards achieving its vision of becoming a globally ranked University.