The Executive Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has assured the management of the Federal University, Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE), that the institution’s internal roads would soon be tarred by the state government.
According to the Governor, the repair will be part of his administration’s commitment to repositioning of the university for improved service delivery.
Dr. Fayemi disclosed this at the University’s convocation ceremony in Oye-Ekiti which was held over the weekend saying that he had approved the rehabilitation of the campus’ internal roads to ensure that the students study in condusive and serene academic environment.
He assured the management of the institution of the state’s commitment to continue to partner with FUOYE in the drive to make Ekiti the knowledge zone of the country.
“As a government, we are not unmindful of your challenges and efforts are in place to assuge some of them. Our government fully appreciates the contribution of this institution to the socio-economic development of the state.
“That is why we have offered to tar the intra-campus roads to further give it the needed aesthetic it deserves as a university. The process of contracting is ongoing and I am sure the contractor would soon be on site.
“You can count on the support of Ekiti State Government to intervene whenever the need arises. You can be assured of our commitment to continue partnering with you in our quest to make Ekiti the special knowledge zone of Nigeria,” Fayemi stated.