The management of the Bamidele Olumilua University of Education, Science and Technology, Ikere-Ekiti, has approved the operation of a Study Centre of the institution in Akure, the Ondo State capital.
The Part-time Study Centre of the Varsity will be hosted by Tayville Academy, located at Jaja Street, Oda Road, Akure and it’s expected to take off before the end of the year.
Towards this end, the management of the institution and that of the Academy are expected to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the take off of the centre next week.
Tayville Academy, which runs both primary and secondary schools, had entered into a partnership with BOUESTI in July this year in preparation for the running of the Part-Time Programmes of the University in Akure.
The Acting Registrar of the University, Mrs. B. S. Momoh, had in July communicated to the management of Tayville Academy to acknowledge its application to run the study centre in partnership with the institution.
Consequently, a team set up by the University authorities, led by Professor E. B. Kolawole, had recently paid an inspection visit to Tayville Academy in Akure to assess the facilities on ground for the proposed partnership.
Other members of the visitation panel of assessors included Dr. Oluwagbemile, Dr. E.O. Daodu, Dr. (Mrs). O. Borris, Dr. (Mrs). O.I. Ojo and Mr. L.A. Fatope, who served as the Secretary of the team.
They were received by the team of Tayville Academy, led by a foremost academic, Prof. Olu Aderohunmu. Other members of the team included Dr. Bode Olanipekun, Mr. Oluwadare Ayodeji Abraham, Hon. Tayo Abidakun, Mrs. T.E. Akinwumi, Mrs. Omotunde Omolola, Mr. Faluru Richard, Mrs. A.A. Olugbenga and Mrs. Fagbemi Rebecca.