No fewer than eight thousand, one hundred and twenty-three (8,123) students have been matriculated by the Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti, for the 2019/2020 Academic Year, Naija News understands.
The development was contained in a weekly publication of the office of the registrar of Nigeria’s Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, Is-haq Olarewaju Oloyede, released on Sunday night, September 13, 2020.
The event, held virtually on 9th September 2020, was declared open by EKSU Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Edward Olanipekun, witnessed the Registrar of the institution, Barr. Akin Arogundade. Also invited to the virtual ceremony were the Deans of respective faculties to present their students for matriculation.
Naija News understands that after the ceremony, Prof. Olanipekun invited the Ekiti State JAMB Coordinator, Mr. Abdulhakeem Abdulhameed, and other dignitaries to the commissioning of a three-thousand (3,000) capacity lecture theatre built for the institution by the Tertiary Education Trust Fund(TETFUND).
Naija News recalls that the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) about two weeks ago announced that the ban on printing of admission letters and processing of Inter-university transfers has been lifted.
The spokesperson of JAMB, Dr. Fabian Benjamin made the disclosure in a statement released on Sunday, September 6 in Abuja.