Do you just entered Ekiti State and wondering the schools therein? Perhaps you run into argument and want to know the higher institutions in Ekiti State. This post gives you lists of schools in Ekiti State and contact address.
Ekiti State had her independence in 1996 in the western part of Nigeria. Ekiti was carved out of Ondo State 24 years ago.
Below are the names and locations of current higher institutions in Ekiti State.
List of schools in Ekiti State
Universities In Ekiti State
(1). Afe Babalola University, Situated: Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State.
Afe Babalola University (ABUAD) is a private university located in Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria. It was founded by a lawyer and philanthropist, Afe Babalola, in 2009. The Chancellor is Afe Babalola while the Vice – Chancellor – Professor Elisabeta Smaranda Olarinde (Acting).
(2). Ekiti state University (formerly UNAD), Situated: Iworoko road, Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State.
Ekiti State University Ado Ekiti (EKSU) formerly University of Ado-Ekiti was established in Ado-Ekiti on 30 March 1982 by the administration of late Chief Michael Adekunle Ajasin, the first civilian governor of Ondo State. The university is a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities.
Chairman – Professor Bamitale Omole, Vice – Chancellor – Professor Edward Olanipekun
(3). Federal University, Oye Ekiti
Situated in Oye Ekiti, Ekiti State.
Federal University Oye Ekiti is a government-owned and -operated Nigerian university. The university is in the ancient city of Oye-Ekiti and Ikole-Ekiti making it two campuses
The university was founded in 2011 as the Federal University Oye Ekiti by the federal government of Nigeria, led by President Goodluck Jonathan. Chancellor – His Royal Majesty, Dr. Michael Idakwo Ameh Ogboni, The Attah Igala, Vice – Chancellor – Professor Kayode Soremekun
Polytechnics In Ekiti State
(1).The federal polytechnic, Ado Ekiti
Location: Ado – Ikare Rd, Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State
The federal polytechnic is a polytechnic in Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria. The rector is Engr. Dayo Hephzibah Oladebeye.(Phd). The school is located along Ado/Ikare road, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria.
Location: Ilawe Road ,Odo, Ado Ekiti ,Ekiti State.
Crown Polytechnic is a privately owned tertiary institution located at Kilometer 10, Ilawe Road, Odo,Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State. The Rector is Mr Ajisola K.T
College of Education In Ekiti State
(1).College Of Education, Ikere
Location: Ikere-Ogotun-Ipetu Ijesha Road, Ikere, Ekiti State.
College of Education, Ikere-Ekiti is a state college of education owned and managed by the Ekiti State Government, The College is located in Ikere-Ekiti, Ekiti State, South West Nigeria. The college aims at providing the necessary resources, environment, and services required in producing Excellent graduates who are set to take teacher roles amongst others in the Nigerian Education Sector.
School of Nursing In Ekiti State
(1). School of nursing, Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital
Location: Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State.
Chief Medical Director, PROF. J. KAYODE OLABANJI
BSC, MBCHB, FWACS, FICS
Principal: Mrs T.O Bamigboye
The University Teaching Hospital, Ado-Ekiti was established for the purpose of assuring quality treatment to sick people in and beyond Ekiti State.
As a Teaching Hospital, the health institution is also aimed at ensuring provision of qualified personnel for the various fields of medical and health services while workers of the hospital are to promote advancement of medical and health services by engaging in researches that will be of benefit to the people.
The Teaching Hospital commenced work in the upgraded State Specialist Hospital, Ado-Ekiti on April 1, 2008.
(2). School Of Nursing, Federal Teaching Hospital, Ido
Address: Ido, Ekiti State,
The School of Nursing Federal Teaching Hospital (Formerly Federal Medical Centre), Ido-Ekiti was accredited by the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria in the month of January 2012, and has commenced academic activities in the 2012/2013 academic session which began in November, 2012.
Colleges of Health Science and Technology in Ekiti States
1). College Of Health Science And Technology Ijero Ekiti
Established in 1997 and consists of 7 schools including an institute and an academic directorate of Remedial and affiliate degree programmes.
It was established by the Ekiti state government with full autonomy as a regular tertiary institution under the college of health science and technology governing council law No 4, 2010.
Location: Epe street, Ijero, Ekiti State, Nigeria.
(2). Fabotas College Of Health Technology, Ado Ekiti
Fabotas was the first private college of health institution in Ekiti state. Founded on February 28, 2011.
The college specializes exclusively in health sciences and information technology. It is well accredited and approved by the state and federal governments.
Location: Kilometers 8, Ikere Road, Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria.
(3). Owoseni College Of Health Science And Technology, Ijesa-Isu Ekiti
Owosenicohest is a government approved institution with qualified academic staffs. The college is recently founded.
Location: Kilometer 2, Iluomoba Road, Ijesa-isu Ekiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria.
These are presently the lists of schools in Ekiti State as at the time of publishing this article. The lists shall be updated as new high institutions are founded.