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FUOYE Vice-Chancellor decries Celebration of Consumption

fuoye.deans_carsThe Vice-Chancellor, Federal University Oye-Ekiti, Professor Kayode Soremekun has decried what he termed the celebration of other people’s productive abilities. Nigeria, blessed as it were, with rich human and material resources, has no reason to depend on manufactured goods.

The eloquent don observed that many Africans have written extensively on how Europe underdeveloped Africa, but not much has been said about how Africa underdeveloped itself. He then threw the poser:

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FUOYE Students Enjoying more Agricultural Products

Federal University Oye Ekiti

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At Federal University Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE), Agricultural Science is given a pride of place. The focus on the course is not just because it is one of the pioneer faculties in the university but because of its strategic place in the Oye/lkole axis of Ekiti State. The location of the Faculty at lkole is therefore instructive. The faculty of Agriculture at Ikole used to house the former offices of the old Ondo State and now Ekiti State Agricultural Development Project (ADP). If one suggests that the FUOYE Faculty of Agriculture draws from a rich tradition which predates the establishment of the university, it will not be far from the truth. Popular opinion at the Faculty runs thus: we are the most important faculty in this University and the faculty is as old as the university.

 

 

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THE NEW VICE-CHANCELLOR AT A GLANCE

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)

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