Ekiti State Governor , Dr Kayode Fayemi , on Wednesday initiated a process targeted at resolving the accommodation problem of Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti, with the commencement of the construction of a 6 , 000 bed – capacity hostel .
The governor also laid the foundation stone for the skill acquisition workshop in the university .
Fayemi , represented by his deputy , Chief Bisi Egbeyemi , who spoke during the foundation laying the hostel and skill acquisition workshop , said they would be executed under a Public Private Partnership arrangement .
He explained that his administration was not oblivious of the accommodation deficiency confronting the students since the establishment of EKSU.
The governor said , “ As a responsible and people- oriented government , we are here today to break the jinx of many years . It gladdens my heart to turn the sod for 6 , 000 -capacity bed space hostel accommodation under the PPP .