My Five Years Service as FUNAAB VC Has Been Eventful -Oyewole


The Vice Chancellor of Federal University of Agriculture Professor Olusola Oyewole has reiterated his commitments to ensure that he completed some of the ongoing projects in the University.
Professor Oyewole who spoke to some selected Journalists while inspecting some of the ongoing projects in the University said within the few months he will ensure that some of the projects are satisfactorily completed and commissioned.
His words, “in spite of the few challenges that the University is facing now, when I took over as the Vice Chancellor of this great University about Five years ago, I set the agenda to transform FUNAAB into a world class University by ensuring that our graduates can compete with their counterparts world over, this we have done and I am proud of that”
He added ” FUNAAB under my administration has been designated as a World Bank Center of excellence in Agriculture through our proposal on the establishment of the “center of excellence Agricultural Development and Sustainable Environment (CEADESE)’ .
“We have many completed structures on ground now, the Veterinary Teaching Hospital was completed under my tenure, and they have been relocated to the site.
“Many classrooms and several lecture theatres equipped with multimedia facilities have been built and commissioned and they are now being used as central facilities for teaching students”.
Prof Oyewole opined further that during his administration, more than twenty gigantic projects were embarked upon with a high number of them completed and already in use by the Students and Staff while some are ready for commissioning.
He said that the School hostel that is under construction when completed will finally solved the accommodation problem facing the Students, thereby reducing the challenges of insecurity of lives of our Students.
“Apart from physical structures that adorn the University which are visible to everybody to behold from the point of entrance into the School, we have not also toil with the welfare of our Staff, while also maintaining academic excellence that FUNAAB is known for ”
While thanking the stakeholders in the University for their support in the last five years, Professor Oyewole said “all these things you are seeing today could not have been achievable without the support and commitment of the Staff and Students of the University and the Governing Council.
He assured that within the few months remaining for him to spend as Vice Chancellor of the University, he will take the welfare of Staff paramount while ensuring that most of the ongoing projects are completed.

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