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Kayode Soremekun: Six Months On The Saddle

Certain factors make the Federal University Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE) unique among its peers created in January 2011. First is the fact that it is the only one among its contemporaries to run on two campuses. Secondly, it is also the only one that runs the Faculty of Engineering and thirdly, it is the only to be headed by three Chief Executives in its barely five years of existence.

Its pioneer Vice-Chancellor, Professor Chinedu Ositadinma Nebo was appointed a minister of the Federal Republic of Nigeria when he had just spent two years into his five year tenure. Then came Professor Isaac Uzoma Asuzu who took over from Febuary 2013
. In February 12 2016, ...


FUOYE founds Alumni Association – As First Set of Students Graduate


Academic institutions are established with the aim of meeting certain objectives and fulfilling specific purposes for human development. The essence of any formal or informal education is to produce an individual who will be a useful member of the society. Sound education should engender in the individual a disposition of personal autonomy, responsibility, innovation and a positive outlook on life.

The shortfall in university education and its challenges in meeting national development goals require cooperative and collaborative efforts. That positive effort in modern times will begin with the role played by major stakeholders like the Alumni.



Federal University Oye Ekiti

vc_fuoyeProfessor Kayode Soremekun is the new vice-chancellor, Federal University Oye-Ekiti. Until this appointment he was with the National Open University of Nigeria. Professor Soremekun had his Ph.D in International Relations with interest in the dynamics of petroleum energy in international policy and politics, at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria in 1984. He attained full professorship thereafter.Professor Soremekun is an editor of several books, including Governance and Democratization in Nigeria (1995) and Nigeria's Second Republic (1988), among numerous pr ofes- sional accomplishments and fellowships.

The University welcomes the new Vice-Chancellor Professor Kayode Soremekun (Right) and the Pro-Chancellor Professor Sadia Mabadeje (Left)