In line with the current Administration’s commitment to building a World-Class University, the Registrar, Dr. Bola Adekola has disclosed that soon graduates of the University would be able to request and collect their transcripts online from any part of the world, whenever the need arises.
Disclosing this at a Workshop, organized for relevant Registry staff of the University, Dr. Adekola said that asides the requests for transcript online, verification of results and certificates, statement of results, notification of results and letter of attestation would also be accessible globally online soon.
According to him, “The purpose of our coming together this morning is basically to demonstrate the e-Senate platform that we are introducing for Senate activities, and the thinking is that it would be beneficial for Principal Registrars, Deputy Registrars, College Officers and Senior Registrars as well as those that are involved in Senate activities, both at College and University levels’’.
Dr. Adekola consequently charged the affected members of staff to familiarize themselves with the Senate’s new portal, disclosing that very soon work on paper will go into extinction.
Expatiating on the rationale behind the e-senate, the Chief Administrative Officer of the University said that he had observed that the distribution of paper is time consuming, hence, the need for the University to move beyond the use of paper work.
Dr. Adekola who assured that very soon all Colleges in the University would be added on the platform, appealed to all concerned stakeholders to adopts the system.
In his Remarks, the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Kolawole Salako, who was represented by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Academic, Prof. (Mrs.) Morenike Dipeolu, charged concerned Registry staff to brace up to the new development, even as she lauded the Registrar for the brilliant initiative.
Speaking earlier, the developer of the platform, Mr. Fadare Richard confirmed that the e-senate would create efficiency and secure information at the Senate.
According to him, the platform is divided into two, one for the Registrar and the other for the Senate.
He enumerated the advantages of the platform to include providing Senate members the opportunity to read minutes of meetings on the Senate platform, access phone numbers of members and any other information that may be required.
Participants include the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Development, Professor Lateef Sanni, Head, Directorate of Public Relations, Dr. (Mrs.) Linda Onwuka, Deputy Registrars, College Officers and other Registry staff.