Osun reappoints Alakija UNIOSUN’s chancellor




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Governor, Mr Adegboyega Oyetola, has reappointed Dr. Folorunso Alakija as the Chancellor, , Osogbo for another five-year tenure.

The Relations Officer of the , Ademola Adesoji, a statement obtained Osogbo Monday, said Alakija was reappointed based her track record.

The statement described Alakija as a of education, philanthropist of note and resourceful education manager “as demonstrated during her first tenure office.”

Adesoji further explained that the re- letter, Governor Oyetola expressed his delight re-appoint Alakija as the Chancellor of the for the second term of five years beginning from March 9, 2021.

The statement further quoted Oyetola as saying, “In recognition of your outstanding performance and contribution the development of University during your first tenure as the Chancellor of the University, and in the exercise of the conferred upon me in paragraph 1 (2) of First Schedule the Osun University Law in 2006, I am delighted to re-appoint you as the Chancellor of the Institution for the second term of five years beginning from 9th of March, 2021.

“Your track record as a of education, a philanthropist of note and above all a resourceful education manager as demonstrated during your first tenure in office has endeared you to all and sundry within and outside our . I am, therefore, confident and assured of a greater future of unprecedented all-round development for our dear University.”

Meanwhile, the Vice-Chancellor of the University, Prof. ‘Labode Popoola, while reacting to the reappointment, thanked Oyetola for reappointing Alakija, saying her first tenure in the office gave to lot of physical and infrastructural developments in the University.

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