27th Convocation: EKSU Fixes 72hours For  Processing of Students’ Transcripts 

–  Produces 79 first-class honours
The management of Ekiti State University (EKSU) has initiated a seamless process of delivering students’ transcripts within 72 hours .
The Vice Chancellor, Professor Edward Olanipekun made this known during a pre-convocation Press Briefing held at the Senate Chambers ,Ado-Ekiti .
He disclosed that the University would   produced 79 first-class honours Graduands during her 27th Convocation Ceremony where 5,963 students would be Convocation.
Olanipeku,the 8th Substantial VC  also disclosed that plans are under way to expand EKSU ventures limited to make it more productive and reach a larger customer base in order to add to the Internally Generated Revenue, IGR, for the school.
He maintained that a large chunk of the IGR still comes from the payment of fees as “Education is not cheap.”
Professor Olanipekun explained that the University had migrated from a  portal to a dedicated cloud server
With the new technology, the collection of fees and other payments in the University is now seamless.
“We have put in place a mechanism for online processing and delivery of transcripts to any global destination within 72 hours of request. For the second time, eligible graduands will be collecting their certificates after the ceremony.
The VC also revealed that the students unrest which happened in the Institution, leading to the closure  of the Varsity for two weeks was  under control, stating that a committee has been set up to look into the  immediate and remote cause of the incident .
“The issue of the students unrest is being addressed. Preparations have been finalized to bring the students back in phases to write their exams. A committee have also been set up to look into the cause of the students unrest.” He said.
He also noted that mechanisms have been put in place for online processing and delivery of transcripts to any global destination within 72 hours of request, urging owners of uncollected processed transcripts to visit the Institution and claim them.
“I am delighted to report that we have almost completed the processing of all the backlog of transcript requests.” He noted.
Prof Edward also expressed delight in the new Faculty and Department which was added to the University, stating that necessary processes to invite the National Universities Commission (NUC) for resource verification of the new academic programmes have began.

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