Ekiti state government has named the Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, as the Chancellor of the state-claimed Ekiti State University (EKSU), Ado Ekiti.
The Head, Directorate of Information and Corporate Affairs in the foundation, Mr Bode Olofinmuagun, on Monday affirmed the improvement to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), in Ado Ekiti, yet did not give subtleties and details.
The conventional ruler replaces the Alara of Aramoko Ekiti, Oba Adegoke Olu Adeyemi who held the workplace for a long time during the last organization of previous Gov. Ayo Fayose.
NAN learnt that consequent upon Sanusi’s appointment, management of the institution had paid homage to the Emir in his palace in Kano.
It was also gathered that the Emir had since accepted the offer, through a letter addressed to the government by the Matawallen Kano, Alhaji Ibrahim Ahmed.
The letter by the Emir, thanked Gov Kayode Fayemi and the state government for the honour, promising to use his influence and wealth of experience to advance the course of the university.
NAN recalls that EKSU is the fourth university in the country to appoint the Emir as Chancellor since he ascended the throne.