Vice-Chancellor Visits CLDS, Calls for More Commitment to Duty
The Vice-Chancellor, Covenant University, Professor Charles Ayo, has called on faculty and staff of the College of Leadership Development Studies (CLDS) to increase their commitment to the Vision 10:2022, and the assignments entrusted to them.
The Vice-Chancellor made the call during his visit to the College on Tuesday, October 13, 2015 as part of his annual strategic visit to Colleges and Departments to touch base and feel the pulse of the staff.
Professor Ayo said, “Please, let us be more committed to the Vision 10:2022 and the assignments given to us. The Vision is not beyond us, considering the prayers and efforts being put into achieving it.”
The Vice-Chancellor also enjoined the faculty in particular, to update their profile on the University’s Repository. He remarked that doing so would help consolidate the number one position of the University on the Repository Ranking.
The Dean of the College, Professor Charles Ogbulogo had earlier enumerated the contributions of the College towards the goal of innovation, product development and nation building. These include a specialised leadership workshop for faculty and staff of the University, outreach leadership training for the corporate world and civil society and partnership drives in areas of nation building.
Professor Ogbulogo also highlighted some areas requiring management’s attention, to which the Vice-Chancellor and other principal officers on his team responded.
The Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Professor Taiwo Abioye in her remarks encouraged the College and Departments to take advantage of the collaborations with other world-class universities in order to move towards the accomplishment of Vision 10:2022. She also enjoined them to establish training programmes for Local Government Officials in the areas of leadership, as part of their corporate social responsibility.
The Registrar, Pastor Olamide Olusegun in his contribution encouraged everyone to drive the Vision 10:2022 to its realisation. He noted that the College is positioned to drive the Vision and addressed the issue of leadership in the country.
Others in the entourage of the Vice-Chancellor were the Director, Physical Planning and Development, represented by his Deputy Director, Works and Maintenance, Architect Olarewaju Olaonipekun, Director, Financial Services, Pastor Bayo Oladehinbo, Director, Academic Planning Unit, Dr Olawande Daramola, Director Centre for Systems and Information Services (CSIS), Mr Yinka Adeboye and Dean, Students’ Affairs, Dr Zacchaeus Omogbadegun.