KWASU Oshi & Ilesha-Baruba Campuses Begins Academic Activities
Kwara State University (KWASU) Oshi and Ilesha-Baruba Campuses is Set to Commence Academic Activities as from 2022/2023 Academic Year.

In line with the law establishing the Kwara State University (KWASU), the Kwara State Government has approved the completion of both Osi and Ilesha-Baruba campuses of the institution.


Towards this, all necessary arrangements have been made by the state government to ensure the smooth take off of the operations in the two campuses from the next academic session.

This effort will not only address the growing population of the students on yearly basis but also open up more advantages and opportunities for the university and all its neighbouring communities.

Speaking on Government's untiring efforts to provide adequate facilities for staff and students, the Government's representative on the Council of the University, Alhaji Sulaiman Obawankasi told our correspondence that plans are on top gear by the state government to make the other two campuses functional and ready for use by the 2022/2023 academic year.

On his part, the Vice-Chancellor of the University, Professor Muhammed Mustapha Akanbi SAN particularly commended the State Governor, Mallam Abdulrahaman Abdulrazaq for approving the completion of the two campuses, describing the approval as a thing of joy to both staff and students of the institution.

He explained that the two other campuses -Osi and Ilesha-Baruba-, when completed, would afford the University ample opportunity to expose students to another set of state-of-the-art facilities that will aid effective teaching and learning in the 21st. century.

According to the Senior Advocate of Nigeria, contractors have promised to move back to site on Wednesday 9th March 2022 and complete the two satellite campuses within the specifications of 8 to 10 months.

The KWASU boss further disclosed that a joint monitoring team of the Kwara State Ministry of Tertiary Education and KWASU has been constituted towards ensuring an effective internal control mechanism.

The Vice Chancellor also lauded the Governor's listening ears to KWASU's yearnings and aspirations any time the need arises.

"The approval of the completion of the two campuses couple with various ongoing projects that are springing up in Malete campus show clearly that we have a Governor that cares about education in the State, knowing fully well that sound and qualitative education is the hallmark of development in all known human societies," the Senior Advocate of Nigeria said.

Professor Akanbi pledged that the University, under his leadership, would continue to justify the government's huge investment in the institution by keeping the flag flying and doing everything humanly possible to sustain its legacy as an enviable citadel of learning in the country and beyond.