The new Chancellor of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, HRM Sergeant Chidi Awuse has vowed to deploy all resources within his disposal to enhance success of the state-owned university.
According to the statement issued on Sunday and made available to newsmen by the institution’s Deputy Registrar, Public and Alumni Relations, Mr Olalekan Fadeyi, the new Chancellor spoke in his palace at Emohua during a visit by a delegation from LAUTECH, led by the Pro-Chancellor and the Chairman of the University Governing Council, Professor Ayodeji Omole.
The royal father thanked the Visitor to the institution and Governor of Oyo State, ‘Seyi Makinde, emphasising that the appointment was one he would never take for granted.
The monarch, who extolled the leadership of the institution for finding time to felicitate him by physically coming to brief him, said his people and the entire Rivers people were happy about the appointment for which they would continue to be grateful.
Earlier, the leader of the team, Professor Omole thanked the monarch for accepting to join the institution as the Chancellor and prayed that God would grant him the wherewithal to lead the university to the desired destination.
The professor also briefed the monarch on the forthcoming convocation ceremonies during which the Chancellor’s investiture would feature on Friday, April 28.
Meanwhile, other dignitaries at the meeting included the Chief of Staff to Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, Engr. Chukwuemeka Woke and Acting Vice-Chancellor of Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Port-Harcourt, Professor Okey Onuchukwu.
The LAUTECH team included the Registrar and Secretary to the Governing Council and Senate; Dr Kayode Ogunleye, Bursar; Mr Abayomi Okediji, the Deputy Registrar (Council Affairs and Legal Matters); Barrister Adebayo Adeyi, as well as the Deputy Registrar (Public and Alumni Relations); Olalekan Fadeyi.