#OAU: Just Outgone VC Prof. Bamitale Omole Speaks Out, 'My Administration Achieved More Than Set Targets'

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The Ex Vice Chancellor of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) Ile Ife, Osun State, Professor Bamitale Omole, has made a remarks about his just ended administration by saying his
tenure achieved much set targets.

Professor Omole who was the 10th Vice Chancellor of the
institution  made the remark at a media parley where he gave

account of his stewardship at the OAU Guest House in Lagos.

Read below...

“It is my great pleasure to say that my administration has
gone beyond the targets that we set for ourselves. Through
purposeful and focused research activities, the ranking of OAU
improved tremendously, such that the university was for four
consecutive years (2011 to 2015), rated the best and number
one university in Nigeria and fifth best university in Africa by
the Cybermetric Labs in Spain, a leading assessing global
ranking of universities moving from Number 6 in Nigeria and
Number 79 in Africa.
“This is a reflection of our commitment to sustain the
cherished academic heritage of our university,” he added.
Professor Omole further stated that all his achievements were
wonderful but most dear to him was the academic and
infrastructural development and the great feats he achieved in
ICT, which made the institution the leading university in
bandwidth in Nigeria.
“In furtherance of the determination of my administration to
make ICT the fulcrum of our development process, we
increased the bandwidth from 39 Mbps as at October, 2011 to
800Mbps as at April this year.
“This makes OAU the leading university in bandwidth among
Nigerian universities. In spite of limitations, we had improved
funding for research activities. We are the only university with
an installed Telepresence studio with cloud computing
environment all first of their kind in Nigeria,” he stated.
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