Ekiti State University

EKSU is yet to commence 2020/2021 admission exercise – Management

Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti is yet to commence the process of admitting candidates for the 2020/2021 academic session.

This clarification becomes necessary in view of the information that some scammers have started the process of duping unsuspecting admission seekers under the guise of assisting them to get admission into the university.

EKSU is yet to commence 2020/2021 admission exercise - Management

Furthermore, the Management of Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti wishes to make it abundantly clear that it has not authorized any Cyber Cafe to process admission on its behalf. Therefore, the university should not be held liable if any candidate falls victim of these scammers.

Parents, guardians and candidates are hereby advised to visit the university website: www.eksu.edu.ng, from time to time for any information on the 2020/2021 admission exercise. Also, the offices of the Registrar and Bursar of the university are always open to accommodate any requests relating to admission exercise/procedure.

Parents and particularly candidates are hereby advised to be wary of scammers that are only out to dupe them.

Thank you.
Bode Olofinmuagun,  
Head, Directorate of Information & Corporate Affairs

Over N2bn tuition are being owed by students of EKSU – VC

The Vice-Chancellor of the Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti, Prof. Edward Olanipekun has decried the tuition debt owed by students of the institution amounting to the sum of over two billion naira.

While speaking on Monday during the press conference kickstarting the university&-8217;s 24th convocation ceremonies, Prof. Olanipekun appealed to parents to pay the school fees debt owed by their children.

Over N2bn tuition are being owed by students of EKSU - VC

He stated that as part of the ways to recover the debt, the university is going to generate institutional e-mails for students where they can interact with lecturers or supervisors. But students owing school fees will be shut out from the interfacing with lecturers or supervisors.

“We are using this as online and physical teaching methodologies. You can’t interact with your lecturers or supervisors either for lecture or seminar as a debtor,” he stressed.

He said that the university would on Thursday hold a virtual convocation to confer diploma, bachelor’s degrees, masters and PhD on 11,394 graduands of the University for the 2017/2018 and 2018/2019 sessions.

The VC further hinted that 233 students will be conferred with diploma certificates; 10,509 students with bachelor degrees; 97 students will bag postgraduate diploma; 408 students will earn masters degrees and 147 students will be awarded PhD degrees.

43-year-old PGD student, Sunday Dare elected NANS president (video)

Amidst the controversy surrounding the just concluded NANS convention marred with violence, Mr. Sunday Dare Asefon,  a 43-year old postgraduate diploma (PGD) student of the Ekiti State University (EKSU), has emerged as the new President of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS).

Mr. Asefon is said to be a former coordinator of NANS in Zone &-8216;D&-8217; comprising of schools in the Southwestern states.

43-year-old PGD student, Sunday Dare elected NANS president (video)

Asefon polled 155 votes to be declared the winner of the contest ahead of Momodu, who had 11 votes; Champion, 2 votes; Alopay, 7 votes, and Ladoja, 100 votes. 7 votes were declared invalid.

Industrial court orders reinstatement of 32 sacked EKSU staff

An Industrial Court sitting in Akure, Ondo State has ordered the reinstatement of 32 Technologist staff of the Ekiti State University (EKSU) who were illegally sacked by the Management on December 5, 2019.

The ruling was given by Justice K.D Damulak, the presiding Judge on Tuesday, 8th December 2020. He also ordered that the University management pay each of the claimants a sum of N50,000 each as compensation.

Industrial court orders reinstatement of 32 sacked EKSU staff

Justice Damulak who ruled that the disengagement of the staff in the manner that was done was unlawful, ordered the management of the institution to pay the affected staff their salaries, emoluments and allowances from the date of their unlawful termination till reinstatement and subsequently, till retirement.

The court further ordered that salaries and cost up till the date of the ruling are to be paid within 30 days of the judgment or the amounts will attract 10% interest per annum.