Ondo: Olowo charges EKSU graduates to rally round school, Alumni Association
The Olowo of Owo town , Oba Ajibade Gbadegesin on Wednesday expressed confidence in the capacity of the current executive of the Ekiti State University Alumni Association, Ondo State Chapter, to pilot the affairs of the Association to greatest height.
Oba Ajibade Gbadegesin passed this vote of confidence when the Association’s Executive Chairman, Chief Kemini Doubra led other members of the executive on a courtesy visit to the monarch in his palace.
The Olowo enjoined other graduates of the institution in the state and across the country to always protect the integrity of the institution and join hands in contributing to its development.
This he assured will rank the university high among the committee of universities in the country.
Oba Ajibade thanked the Chairman and his team for the visit. He also congratulated them on their victory at the poll.
This he said is an indication of being found worthy by their members.
The eminent monarch affirmed that products of the institutions are doing well in every sphere of life; having been trained to be responsible and courageously surmount life’s challenges.
He revealed that a good number of them are occupying strategic leadership positions in the Ondo state public service and across the country.
In a remark, Chief Kemini Doubra revealed that the visit is the first of such after the members of the Association gave the present executive members the mandate to pilot the Association’s affairs.
The visit, according to the Chairman, is to congratulate the monarch on his ascension to the throne of his fathers, to familiarise with him and celebrate him as an alumnus of the prestigious university.
Chief Doubra intimated the monarch on the immediate and future plans of the Association under his leadership.
According to him, ”the welfare of all our members across the state is a topmost priority. Consequently, the Association is set to have a database for our members.
Efforts are equally being made to have a functional Secretariat which will be our rallying point.
We are equally determined to make positive contributions to the development of our alma mater and the society at large”.
Chief Doubra assured that the executive, under his leadership would not disappoint the royal father and that the Association as he will always consult him for support and advice when situations demand.
He reiterated that his administration will always be guided by its ”TAC” mantra of Transparency, Accountability and Commitment.
Other members of the executive council present during the visit include: Dr. Adeola Richard Alonge (Vice Chairman I), Mr. Ade Samuel Arikawe (General Secretary), Mr. Ibitoye Ibironke (Financial Secretary), Mrs. Funmileyi Majofodun Omogbemi (Auditor), Mrs. Funke Olusola Adeola (Social Secretary), Mr. Ogunboye Adebiyi (Welfare Secretary) and Mr. Omoniyi Akinrogunde ‘Romeo’ (Publicity Secretary)