For the 3rd Vice-Chancellor of Federal University Lokoja, Professor
Olayemi Akinwumi, it was a dream come through that under his watch and within
the first 3 months of his sojourn and purposeful leadership in FUL, some of his
action plan and vision for the University were already seeing the light of the
At various fora, the Vice-Chancellor has always restated that it was
his strong desire and commitment that ICT drives all aspects of the
University’s operations. Professor Akinwumi maintained that under his
administration, the University would embrace Information and Communication
Technology and things would be done differently.
True to his word, the Senate of Federal University Lokoja has fully
embraced a paperless Senate. It is noteworthy that beginning from the next
Senate meeting, FUL will run a paperless Senate where correspondences and
memoranda will no longer be carried about in heavy files.
During the demonstration and training on e-Senate held on Tuesday,
May 25, 2021 at the Senate Chamber, Adankolo Campus, the Director of ICT, Professor
Sunday Eric Adewumi addressed the Senators on the need for implementing the e-Senate
platform that would move the University forward.
At the training session which was declared open by the
Vice-Chancellor, the ICT Director, equally
highlighted the various advantages of the e-Senate platform, underscoring the
importance of embracing a digitalized approach of running a 21st Century Senate
in any University. In his presentation, Professor Adewumi also briefed Senate
on other ICT innovations that would soon be unveiled for the University.
Members of Senate were taken through the various stages on how to use
the new platform during a technical session that was coordinated by Mr.
Blessing Oladele, a Principal Programmer from the Directorate of ICT in the
While thanking the Director of ICT and his Team for the innovation
and commitment to his vision, the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Olayemi Akinwumi
stated that the University would soon start operating an e-memo system in his bid
to build a world-class University that is ICT-driven, adding that “where there
is a will, nothing shall be impossible”. Below are some of the pictures taken at the event.