FUOYE HOLDS HER 6TH MATRICULATION
Federal University Oye Ekiti
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.
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, ...
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The 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: