The executive Governor of the State of Osun, Mr Adegboyega Oyetola on the 9th of March reappointed Apostle Dr. Mrs. Folorunso Alakija as the University Chancellor for another five years tenure, based on her track record as a lover of education, philanthropist of note and above all a resourceful education manager as demonstrated during her first tenure in office.
In a re-appointment letter personally signed by the Executive Governor, Mr. Adegboyega Oyetola stated that he is delighted to re-appoint Alakija as the Chancellor of the Institution for a second term of five years beginning from 9th of March, 2021.
“In recognition of your outstanding performance and contribution to the development of Osun State University during your first tenure as the Chancellor of the University, and in exercise of the power conferred upon me in paragraph 1 (2) of First Schedule to the Osun State University Law in 2006, I am delighted to re-appoint you as the Chancellor of the Institution for a second term of five years beginning from 9th of March, 2021,” the Governor remarked.
Your track record as a lover 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 state. I am therefore, confident and assured of a greater future of unprecedented all round development for our dear State University,” Governor Oyetola added.
The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Labode Popoola while commenting on the re-appointment of the University Chancellor stated that the reappointment is not just a blessing for the University alone but a blessing to the entire state and educational sector at large.
“Apostle Dr. Mrs. Folorunso Alakija’s first tenure gave birth to a lot of physical and infrastructural developments in the University. Mama as I fondly call her is a committed and dedicated administrator par excellence that any University will ever want, and I am happy that we at UNIOSUN are very lucky to have her.
On behalf of the Governing Council of the University and the entire University community, I thank the Executive Governor of the state of Osun, Mr. Adegboyega Oyetola for re-appointing Apostle Dr. Mrs. Folorunso Alakija for a second term of another five years and also wish Mama a successful tenure ahead,” Professor Popoola added.