AAUA VC Inspects Varsity’s Entrepreneurship Centre, Expresses Satisfaction over Performance

The Vice Chancellor of Adekunle Ajasin
University, Akungba Akoko, Ondo State, Nigeria,
Prof. Igbekele Ajibefun, has expressed
satisfaction over the activities and progress
made by the Institution’s Centre for
Entrepreneurship Development, CED.
Prof. Ajibefun, in company with other Principal
Officers of the University, on Wednesday last
week, inspected the equipment in the newly-
completed CED, and another 500-capacity
Lecture Theatre, which is at 40 per cent
completion.
Speaking with the Information Unit of the
University after the inspection, Prof. Ajibefun
said, “We are satisfied with the newly-completed
structure of the Centre and its activities. The
Centre has a number of equipment that can be
used for the training of our students. By the
Grace of God, we are going to use the Centre
judiciously.
“Our students will be involved in practical
training. People from outside will also have the
opportunity to participate in our training
programmes. We have a competent hand as
Director of the Centre, Dr. Olusegun Akanbi, and
we are satisfied with what he and his team are
doing. They should continue to do what they
doing so that our students will get the required
skills.”
Prof. Ajibefun, who also expressed satisfaction
over the level of work in the 500-capacity
Lecture Theatre, urged the contractor to
complete the project in record time by November
2015.
Speaking, Dr. Akanbi said one of the goals of the
Centre is to stimulate the interest of the
students in entrepreneurship and give them
certain trainings that would be of help to them
even upon graduation.
He added, “The students have shown much in
the new entrepreneurship programme we are
running now and a lot of them have come up
with different proposals.”
Dr. Akanbi said that the Centre already has five
functioning units. They are Fashion Designing
Unit, Shoe Making Unit, Bead Making Unit,
Catering Services Unit and Computer Unit.
He disclosed that TETFUND had approved funds
to purchase some equipment “to enhance and
enlarge the performance of the Centre.”

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