The Executive Council of the apex leadership body of the youths of Enugu East Senatorial Zone otherwise known as NKANU YOUTH COUNCIL worldwide has vehemently condemned in its entirety the venomous lies, horrendous conspiracy and Pull-Him-Down Syndrome being recently targeted at the Vice Chancellor of Enugu State University of Science and Technology(ESUT) Prof Luke Anike.
The NYC Executive Council at their EXCO meeting resolved to throw its weight behind their illustrious son Prof Luke Anike against those they termed: Enemies of Progress, Agents of Anti-Success and Faceless Protagonists.
According to the National President of the Youth Organization, Comr Monday Diamond A., some faceless and dangerous syndicate are hiding under the guise of a pseudo organization, writing and sponsoring defamatory articles just to rubbish the image of such a Professor of high repute and underscore the numerous and unprecedented achievements made by the VC and disgrace him out of Office.
Enough of all these fictitious stories in the name of whistle-blowing. These masked individuals should urgently seek the face of God for forgiveness and engage in meaningful activities than peddling fallacious propaganda just to bamboozle the general public and fan an ember of hatred against the Vice Chancellor and the State Government.
“We wish to let them know that an institution is never run alone by the Chief Executive Officer & his Management team but with the collaborative efforts and decisions of the Governing Council of the Institution.
“On a thorough research, based on irrefutable facts, NKANU YOUTH COUNCIL discovered the following achievements made under the stewardship of Prof Luke Anike (ESUT VC), with the provision of enabling environment by the Government of Enugu State under His Excellency, Rt. Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi (Gburugburu) the peaceful Executive Governor of Enugu State, and the collaborative efforts of the Governor Council.
1.100 per cent ACCREDITATION of all COURSES* in ESUT which will stand the taste of the academic curriculum till the next 5 years as against the initial 45% accreditation status of ESUT by the NUC before Prof Anike’s assumption of Office as the VC in May,2015.
- Assessment of TETFUND projects all TETFUND projects both normal and Intervention due to ESUT up till 2019 has been assessed. This is as a result of decisive and pragmatic approach adopted by the Vice Chancellor to see this done. Indeed, there has been a judicious utilization of all funds for TETFUND projects and this has helped in the Development of ESUT.
- Establishment and Accreditation of 3 New Courses in ESUT:
English and Literary Studies, Nursing Science and Education Technology
- Staff Promotions as at when due.
- ESUT is now rated *4th* Best State University in Nigeria by the NUC in her rating index as against its former position of no *13* in Nigeria before Prof Anike took-over as VC.
- Establishment of Consolidated relationships with International Universities to promote and foster International Academic Collaboration, thus, bringing ESUT to international affiliation with
Beijing University of Technology, China, University Of London*
Genei America University of Northern Cyprus and Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada.
7 Winner; NCDMB 2019 Engineering Undergraduate Research Publication Competition in Nigeria.
8-*Zero Tolerance to cultism in ESUT
These and many more were part of the enviable achievements recorded under Prof Luke Anike.
On this note, we strongly commend the Vice Chancellor for this giant strides, the Governing Council of ESUT for their collaborative efforts in the success achieved in ESUT, as well most importantly, heartily thank the Executive Governor of Enugu State, Rt. Hon Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi (the Peacemaker) for his keen interest in the academic sector which has resulted to an all round academic transformations in Enugu State.
We will stand firmly by our son, to peacefully and ceremoniously complete his tenure, without unwarranted distractions.
Long live NYC!
Long Live ESUT!
Long Live Enugu State!
Long Live Federal Republic of Nigeria!
Rt Comr Monday Diamond Ani (Odoziobodo)
Comr Chidera Peters Okoye
Comr Prince-Will Ugwu: