History of Afe Babalola University ( ABUAD)
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. Afe Babalola University offers academic programs at six colleges:
Science, Law, Engineering, Social and Management Sciences, Health and Medical Sciences, and Graduate Studies. The College of Engineers is built on three and a half acres of land and is said to be one of the largest in Africa. The school was inaugurated by former president Goodluck Jonathan.
Afe Babalola University ABUAD
Overview of the ABUAD Colleges.
Motto:- Labor Servitum Et Integritas (Latin)
Motto in English:- Labor for service and Integrity
Chancellor:- Afe Babalola
Vice-Chancellor:- Elisabeta Smaranda Olarinde (acting)
Administrative staff :- 1255
Location:- Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti, Nigeria7.6709°N 5.3071°E
The school has its main campus located in Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria. The campus is located in the hilly part of the city, directly opposite the Federal Polytechnic Ado-Ekiti. The campuses have five university colleges, a graduate school, lecture halls, a teaching hospital for medical students, housing for students and staff, sports facilities, and ancillary services. such as staff and student cafeterias, laundries, bakeries and water treatment. tree. Afe Babalola University is well known as one of the few universities in Nigeria to start its academic work at the p of wermanent location of the campus. However, due to the requirement of the National University Commission that the school must have a functional teaching hospital, a Memorandum of Understanding with the Federal Government of Nigeria to use the Federal Medical Center (FMC) Ido- Ekiti, Ekiti State as the teaching place. hospital for a period of ten years from October 2014.