About Us

About

About EU

ELIZADE University is a private university situated in Ilara-Mokin, Ondo State, Nigeria. The University aims to be an institution with the best traditions in the production of self-reliant, ethics-conscious, globally competitive graduates imbued with requisite skills, competencies and ability to be key players in the nation’s quest for socio-economic and technological development. The University’s learning environment comprises state-of-the art structures and infrastructural facilities, as well as teaching equipment that rank at par with those in educational institutions in developed countries. Learning is student-centered in the University, and conducted with international best practices. Accommodation, dining, leisure, sports, mentorship and moderated socialization are therefore guaranteed on campus.

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Summary

Our Objectives

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To produce world-class graduates in different disciplines who are highly skilled, ethics conscious and well-rounded and will be useful to government, industries and commercial ventures soon after their graduation or capable of establishing their own businesses thus becoming employers of labour in the shortest possible time

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To ensure appropriate industrial and commercial inputs in its formal education and training by forging a dynamic link with industry and commerce through the involvement of captains of industries and commerce in training and research programmes

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To create and expand access and opportunities for education for physically challenged students; and attract and retain quality students, researchers, and teachers, thereby assisting in developing human capital and mitigating the brain drain currently afflicting Nigeria

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To encourage and promote the advancement of learning and hold out to all persons without distinction of race, creed, sex, religious or political conviction the opportunity to acquire university education

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To play a critical role in the development and incubation of engineering and technology knowledge and in the dissemination of that knowledge

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To carry out basic and applied research leading to the domestication and application of new technology to the Nigerian context through collaborative linkages with other academic and research institutions in Africa and the rest of the world

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To establish a centre for entrepreneurial studies to stimulate job creation and innovative abilities in students from onset of their studies, in such a way that graduates shall be resourceful, self-reliance and job creators

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To attempt to reverse the craze for overseas studies by Nigerian youths by providing world standard facilities in terms of human and physical structures for students

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To undertake other activities appropriate for teaching, research and community service as expected of a university of high standard

The Founder

Cheif Michael Ade.Ojo

The Elizade University is a brain child of a unique, an uncommon and illustrious Nigerian, Chief Michael Ade.Ojo. Born on June 14, 1938 at Ilara-Mokin in Ondo State, Nigeria, to the family of Chief Solomon Ojo of the Lamilohun Lisa Chieftancy House and Chief (Mrs.) Beatrice Ademolawe Ojo, Chief Ade.Ojo had his primary education at St. Michael’s Anglican School, Ilara-Mokin, after which he proceeded to the famous Imade College, Owo under the headship of the Late Pa. Adekunle Ajasin in 1954 and finished in 1958. In his believe that sustainable development and the resolution of the multi-faceted problems and challenges of human societies can only be achieved through the provision of functional higher education geared towards the production of the required needed critical mass of human capital that would be the drivers of the societal development process.

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Team

Meet Our Incredible Team