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Who is the owner of Elizade University? Finally Revealed!

Elizade University (EU) is a private owned university established in 2013 and located in Ilara-Mokin, Ondo state, Nigeria. The university was founded by a Nigerian business magnate who is also the CEO of Elizade Motors Limited.

The university seeks to be a globally competitive institution, which produces entrepreneurial, innovative and ethical graduates. Elizade University has been consistent with its engagement of seasoned academics and professionals, who have continued to impart relevant knowledge in the students, using modern teaching and learning facilities provided by the University.

The university was also reported to have recorded 100% in the accreditation exercise conducted by the National Universities Commission (NUC)  in December, 2021. A great feat achieved by a 10 year-old institution.

Behind these great institution, there’s also a great brain running the well being of the institution. But, the big question that would be ringing in your mind right now is Who owns Elizade university?

In these article, I will be answering the question on who is the owner of Elizade university and the brief history of the university.

Now lets get to the real deal!

Who owns Elizade University?

Elizade University (EU) was founded and owned by a Nigerian business mogul and Chief Executive Officer of Elizade Motors Limited, Chief Michael Ade-Ojo, OON.

A vision of excellence endowed by the founder to provide stimulating environment for creating innovative solutions to economic and societal problems.

When was Elizade University founded?

Elizade University (EU) was established and founded in January 2013 in the home town of the funder, Chief Micheal Ade-Ojo in Ilara-Mokin, Ondo State.

Where was Elizade University located?

Founded in 2013, EU was located in the home town of the founder in Ilara-Mokin, Ondo State, Nigeria.

Brief history of Elizade University

Elizade University took off academic activities in January 2013 being its inaugural session with 64 students, 13 programmes and two faculties.

During the 2020/21 session, there was a rapid progress by the university as they’ve increased their programmes to twenty-five (25) fully accredited courses/program in five faculties (Faculties of Basic and Applied Sciences, Engineering, Humanities, Social and Management Sciences and Law).

The University has also mounted seven (7) additional undergraduate programmes which include (Nursing Science, Medical Laboratory Science, Political Science, Sociology, Architecture, Quantity Surveying and Estate Management).

While the National University Commission (NUC) has granted the university the approval to run fifteen (15) postgraduates programmes both at M.Sc. and Ph.D. levels.


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Founder and editor at AcademyPathways. Habeeb is a National Diploma(ND) holder of Statistics graduated from the highly esteemed The Polytechnic, Ibadan, Nigeria. With over a decade of experience in the education sector and career setting, Habeeb provides first hand information on educational and career related topics.

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