Covenant University Graduates Produces Gas-Powered Iron (PICTURES)
Covenant University Graduate Ayokunle Adeniran Invented a ‘NEPAless’ Gas-powered Iron.
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Covenant University is located in Ota, Ogun State in Nigeria. It is a Private Christian University and a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities. In January 2015, it was ranked as the best university in Nigeria according to Webometrics.
World Mission Agency (WMA), a Christian mission organization, (an arm of Living Faith Church World Wide founded by Dr. David Oyedepo) is the proprietor of Covenant University. In his capacity as the visioner of the University, Dr. Oyedepo serves as the life Chancellor of the University and the Chairman of the Board of Trustee of World Mission Agency. It is the Board of Trustee of World Mission Agency that appoints members and also elects the Chairman of the Board of Regents (Governing Council) of Covenant University. The Board is the apex governing body of the University. The Chancellor of the University, Bishop Dr. David Oyedepo is the Chairman Board of Regents.
Pastor Abraham Ojeme was appointed Pro-Chancellor of the university on the 23rd of September 2013. This was announced by the Chancellor and Chairman, Board of Regents, Dr. David Oyedepo at a Chancellor’s special meeting with the Management team. The Chancellor said the appointment will facilitate decision making and approval process in the University as well as spiritual oversight of the University community. According to the job description read by the Chancellor, the Pro-Chancellor will represent the interest of the proprietors on behalf of the Chancellor by providing visionary, spiritual and administrative oversight for the University through qualitative pursuit of her vision and mission while serving as the custodian of her culture and values. This office no longer exists in Covenant University.
The current Vice-Chancellor is Professor Charles Ayo, who replaced Professor Aize Obayan in 2012. The Vice-Chancellor is the Chief Academic Officer of the University. In this capacity, he/she is the Chief Responsibility Officer for University’s operations. Academic administration is planted firmly in the highest academic authority of the university which is the Senate. The Vice Chancellor is the Chairman of University Senate and exercises all powers granted him in the law that established the University in respect of guiding and directing the university’s academic activities. He holds in trust the Chancellor’s executive responsibilities and authority in all areas where the Chancellor so delegates. He also serves as a member of the Board of Regents. The current Deputy Vice Chancellor is Prof. Taiwo Abioye.