EKSU Gets New Chancellor

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Ekiti State governor, Mr Biodun Oyebanji, has appointed a renowned businessman and philanthropist, Dr Tunji Olowolafe, as the new Chancellor of Ekiti State University (EKSU), Ado-Ekiti.

The appointment, which is effective immediately, was announced in a statement signed by the Special Adviser on Media to the Governor, Mr Yinka Oyebode, on Friday.

According to the statement, the Governor exercised his power as the Visitor to the University to appoint Dr Olowolafe, who is a native of Are-Ekiti and a graduate of Medicine and Surgery from the University of Ilorin.

Dr Olowolafe is the CEO and Managing Director of Deux Project Limited, a civil engineering, construction, consultancy, and maintenance company, which he co-founded in 1988.

He is also the Founder of Generic Product Limited, and the Chairman and Managing Director of Deux Investment Limited.

The statement described Dr Olowolafe as a man of integrity, vision, and excellence, who has contributed immensely to the development of Ekiti State and Nigeria at large.

The Governor expressed his confidence that Dr Olowolafe would bring his wealth of experience, expertise, and goodwill to bear on the administration and growth of EKSU, which is one of the leading state-owned universities in Nigeria.

The governor also congratulated Dr Olowolafe on his appointment and wished him a successful tenure.

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