The paramount ruler of Ife, Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi has been named the chancellor, University of Nigeria, Nsukka by President Mohammadu Buhari. In a statement issued by Yera Moses Olafare, the director of media, Ooni’s palace, reads.
“Ile Oodua is thankful to the people’s President Mohammadu Buhari of the
Federal Republic of Nigeria for the appointment of Ooni, Oba Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi, as the chancellor, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, UNN”
The statements continued,
“It is incontrovertible today that Ooni Ogunwusi is a bridge builder and being the youngest chancellor appointed for the only university bearing “Nigeria” is worth the celebration.
“His appointment as chancellor, University Of Nigeria, Nsukka is considered as a positive sign that can further enhance peaceful coexistence of our dear nation as it was clearly stated in the letter of appointment written and signed by Honorable Minister of Education, Alhaji Adamu Adamu on behalf of Mr President that Kabiyesi’ appointment is based on his wealth of experience and his capacity to manage men and resources which he has demonstrated in the administration of his Kingdom in the last three months.”