The Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayo Fayose, has approved the appointment of Professor Samuel Oye Bandele as the new Vice-Chancellor of Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti.
In a statement issued by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Idowu Adelusi, in Ado-Ekiti, on Thursday, the governor acted on the recommendations of the Governing Council of the university, which said that Bandele came first out of the three candidates who were interviewed for the job.
Bandele’s appointment takes effect from December 2, 2015, as the tenure of the ou-tgoing Vice-Chancellor, Professor Oladipo Aina, expires on December 1, 2015.
Fayose urged Bandele to improve upon the good work of the out-going VC and take the university to a lofty height.
Fayose who also thanked Professor Aina, who he said had contributed immensely toward the growth of the university physically, socially and economically, however prayed that God should be with the outgoing VC in his new endeavour after leaving office.