Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose, has approved the appointment of Professor Samuel Oye Bandele as the new Vice-Chancellor, VC of Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti.
A statement issued by the chief press secretary to the governor, Idowu Adelusi, in Ado-Ekiti said the governor acted on the recommendations of the governing council of the university that said Professor Bandele was the best of the three candidates who were interviewed for the job.
The appointment of the new V.C takes effect from December 2, as the tenure‎ of the outgoing Vice-Chancellor, Professor Oladipo Aina, expires on December 1.
While congratulating the new vice chancellor for coming first in the interview and for being appointed for the job, Governor Fayose urged him to improve on the good work‎ of the outgoing VC and take the university to a lofty height.
Governor Fayose also thanked Professor Aina, who he said had contributed immensely toward the growth of the university physically, socially and economically.
The governor prayed that God should be with the outgoing VC in his new endeavour after leaving office.

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