The Alake and Paramount Ruler of Egbaland,His Majesty Oba Adedotun Aremu Gbadebo has called on Universities to introduce compulsory Entrepreneurship and Skill Acquisition in their curricula.
Oba Adedotun who was installed the Chancellor of the University made the call when the new Vice- Chancellor of the University Professor Chinedum Uwajiuba and top members of the university administration paid him a courtesy visit at the Ake Palace today.(2910/2016).ALAKE and The VC
The Alake,Oba Adedotun Aremu Gbadebo emphasised that Professionalism,Entrepreneurship and Skill Acquisition are the veritable road Map to the general economy well-being of the citizens.
Oba Adedotun Aremu Gbadebo advised that if such courses were made compulsory in all Secondary and Tertiary Institutions both the present and the future generations of Nigerians shall not be mere job seekers but employers of labour.
The Alake congratulated the Vice-Chancellor Professor Chinedum Uwajiuba and his top management in his entourage for tremendous progress made by the University both in Academic and Professional areas.
He promised the management of the University that as their Chancellor, he would do his Utmost best to improve the lot of the Instituition.
In his address,the new Vice Chancellor of the University thanked the Paramount ruler his Majesty, Oba Adedotun Aremu Gbadebo for his royal and fatherly support since the Monarch became a Chancellor.
Professor Chinedum Uwajiuba disclosed that he had come to formally pay homage to the Alake of Egbaland,Oba Adedotun Aremu Gbadebo,after his appointment as the Vice Chancellor as well as imforming him about the progress made since his assumption in office.
Professor Chinedum Uwajiuba also informed the kabiyesi that he was at the Ake Palace to formally inform the Alake that the first ever-graduation of the federal University Ndufu-Ikwo would come up on the Nineteenth of December 2016,adding that the Egba Paramount Ruler shall be the Chief Host as the Chancellor of the Institution.
Some other Highlights of the visit were the exchange of gifts between the Alake and the Vice-Chancellor of the university as well as showing the visitor the First Bible in Nigeria
Among the Entourage of the Vice Chancellor were;the Deputy Vice Chancellor, Professor Sunday Elom, Registrar, Mr G.O Chukwu,and the Liberian,Dr.Okanlawon Oladipo Adedeji
Some Obas and Egba High Chiefs that joined the Alake to receive the Management of the Federal University of Ndufu-Ikwo were the Olu Oke Odo, Oba Akindele, the Olu of Odeda the Bantun, Chief Kehinde Sofenwa and the Aare Baaroyin of Egbaland, Olootu Layi Labode.

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