Adekunle Ajasin University

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Adekunle Ajasin University
Motto learning and services
Established December 1999
Type public
Vice-Chancellor Professor Olufemi Mimiko
Location Akungba-Akoko, Ondo, Nigeria
Website www.aauaedu.ng

The Ondo State University, now Adekunle Ajasin University was established as a state-owned university in December 1999 by the governor of Ondo State in Western Nigeria, Chief Adebayo Adefarati. It is named after Michael Adekunle Ajasin, the former Ondo State governor and educator who signed the law establishing the Ondo State University in 1982.[1]

It is located in Akungba Akoko, a small town near Ikare-Akoko. It was established primarily to improve the educational status of the people of the state, Nigeria and for any Applicant interested in gaining applicable University knowledge from any part of the world.It offers courses in Business, Law, Science, Education and Arts and it is founded to provide University Education that rank up to the highest world standard. Adekunle Ajasin University is also good in sports as it is among the five that represented Nigeria in the 2005 West Africa Football games taking a good place after the competition

.More than 40% of the academic staff are professors who have done sabbatical and seminars in Major Universities of the world[citation needed]. The junior ones have done and are doing Ph.D. and postdoctorates in renowned Universities throughout the world [clarification needed]. The University has commenced to produce quality graduates,of which some are undergoing postgraduate education in Europe and North America[citation needed]. The university was rated as the best state university in academic teaching in Nigeria by the Nigerian National University Commission (NUC) in years 2004 and 2005[citation needed].

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