- To honour BTO, Mimiko, Adegbenro, Oyerinmade, others
Members of the old Ondo State University, Ado Ekiti, now Ekiti State University Alumni Association, 1994/95 set, will converge in Akure, capital of Ondo State, for their biennial reunion on October 28, 2023.
The set operates under the name: ’EX-OSUITES 1994/95 SET.’
The Alumni President, Mr. Ayodele Akinyemi said the theme of the lecture is: ‘Democracy and Economy in Nigeria: Problems, benefits and way forward.’
The Guest Lecturers are Prof. Afolabi Popoola of Ekiti State University (EKSU), Ado-Ekiti, who is a former Provost Ekiti State College of Education, Ikere Ekiti and Prof. Femi Mimiko, former Vice Chancellor of Adekunle Ajasin University (AAU), Akungba-Akoko, who now teaches at the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife.
The chairman of the occasion is Hon. Olayato Aribo. Eminent personalities across Nigeria and outside the country will be guests of honour.
A statement by the Chairman, Planning Committee, Banji Bada, a lawyer, and Secretary, Sylvester Baale, said the lecture billed for Sunshine School Premises, beside Sunshine Hotel, Ilekun, Oda Road, Akure, will kick off at 10 am prompt.
The two eminent scholars and Guest Lecturers taught many of the old students at the faculties of Education and Social Sciences between 1990 and 1995.
The proposed ‘Class Reunion’ trailed two previous reunions held in Lagos in 2021 and Ado Ekiti 2019.
The occasion will witness presentation of awards to the following personalities: Hon. Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, Award for Outstanding Leadership in Politics; Prof. Afolabi Popoola, Award for Outstanding Leadership in Academics; Prof. Femi Mimiko, Award for Outstanding Leadership in Academics; Hon. Olayato Aribo, Award for Outstanding Leadership in Business and Politics and Hon. Oyerinmade Matthew, Award for Outstanding Leadership in Humanity.
Other awardees are Chief Emmanuel Afolayan, Award for Outstanding Leadership in Human Management; Mr. Alade James, Award for Outstanding Leadership in Humanity Management; Mrs. Bolake Falua, Award for Outstanding Leadership in Human Management; . Obayelu Olatunde, Award for Outstanding Leadership in Humanity; Engr. Gboye Adegbenro, Award for Outstanding Leadership in Business and Politics and Moyosola Niran-Oladunni, Award for Outstanding Leadership in Humanity.
“It is noteworthy to mention that the set has produced many professors, professionals and successful businessmen who are doing well in their chosen fields”, he added.