Governor (Dr.) Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State

Ekiti inaugurates construction of 6,000-bed hostel for varsity students

*The state government is aware of accommodation deficiency confronting the students since the establishment of EKSU, says Governor (Dr.) Kayode Fayemi

Isola Moses | ConsumerConnect

In an effort at alleviating the perennial hostel accommodation challenge of the state-owned university, Governor (Dr.) Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State of Nigeria has initiated the construction of a 6,000 bed-capacity hostel at the Ekiti State University (EKSU), in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital.

It was learnt the governor as well laid the foundation stone for the skill acquisition workshop in the university Wednesday, October 14, 2020.

Represented by Chief Bisi Egbeyemi, Ekiti State Deputy Governor, who spoke during the foundation laying the hostel and skill acquisition workshop, Fayemi said the projects would be implemented under a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) arrangement.

The governor, who doubles as the Chairman of Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), explained that his administration was not oblivious of the accommodation deficiency confronting the students since the establishment of EKSU.

Dr. Fayemi said: “As a responsible and people-oriented government, we are here today (Wednesday) to break the jinx of many years.

“It gladdens my heart to turn the sod for 6,000-capacity bed spaces hostel accommodation under the PPP.”

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