Fayose wants Oye Varsity renamed after late Adebayo

 
Tue Feb 13th, 2018 - Ekiti
 

GOVENOR Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has written to remind President Muhammadu Buhari on the renaming of the Federal University, Oye Ekiti as Adeyinka Adebayo University, after Military Governor of defunct Western State, late General Adeyinka Adebayo.

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Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, who was Acting President then represented President Buhari at the burial where he announced the decision of the Federal Government to rename the Federal University, Oye Ekiti as Adeyinka Adebayo University in recognition of the exemplary leadership of the late hero and frontline Statesman.

According to his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Idowu Adelusi, Governor Fayose, in a letter dated January 29, 2018, with reference number EK/GOV/28/93, urged the President to effect the change without further delay.

The letter reads: “As Your Excellency is aware, the Late General Robert Adeyinka Adebayo (Military Governor of defunct Western State and one time Head of the Nigerian Army died last year). The Acting President at the occasion announced the decision of the Federal Government to rename the Federal University, Oye Ekiti as Adeyinka Adebayo University in recognition of the exemplary leadership of the late hero and frontline statesman.”

Your Excellency was represented at his burial on May 20, 2017 by the then Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo at Iyin-Ekiti, his home town.

“However, more than seven months after this pronouncement, nothing has been done. Your Excellency, this letter therefore is to serve as reminder of this significant decision of your Government so as to enable appropriate directive(s) and implementation.”

 
 

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source: Vanguard