Student Leaders Laud ACE’s Project, Others
STUDENT leaders across the country have lauded the Provost of Adeyemi College of Education (ACE), Ondo, Prof. Olukoya Ogen for the numerous innovative transformations, efforts to upgrade the institution.
The newly elected Student Union Government (SUG), President of the school, Richard Ogunrotifa, also commended the Provost on Thursday during the inauguration of the new Excos.
At the event Ogen informed the college community that a laptop and tablet manufacturing company from the United Kingdom would soon commence operation in the school’s campus and that the N600 million project would provide employment and internship opportunities for the students.
Ogunrotifa, who was sworn-in alongside other 18 student leaders, declared their unalloyed cooperation with the school management.
“We like to reiterate our conviction that unless there is a cordial relationship between these two interwoven bodies, the realisation of this aspiration may be difficult.”
The SUG President reiterated that the executive would sublimate youthful exuberance and student power for the progress and development of the nation, assuring the student of SUG’s commitment to their welfare and well-being.
He called on all the contestants who lost the June 29 student election to work with the executive to actualize the 26 per cent fund for education in the country, as recommended by UNESCO.
The Vice President (National Affairs), National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Ayenuro Timileyin, applauded the Provost for the E-voting initiative, which has engendered the N600 million manufacturing company with its attendant benefits for the students.
Ayenuro said he was moved with passion for the ICT-drive and vision of the school authority, which as planned, would make the students to stand shoulder high among their peers anywhere in the world.
He tasked other institutions across the country to emulate the visions and dreams of the school management to cause a viable evolution in the nation’s science and technology drive, and for the betterment of the students and the society at large.
The factional chairmen of NANS Joint Campus Committee (JCC), Ondo Axis, Odunayo Kowe and Oladimeji Ayodele, remarked that the partnership with Franklin University, USA, will impact positively on the students of the college.
Oladimeji listed the anticipated benefits of the partnership and pointed out that the one-year study opportunity for the students overseas, would tremendously expose them to Western civilisation and have notable bearing on the nation in all spheres of human endeavours.
The JJC leader advocated the need for an alumnus of any institution in Nigeria to occupy the highest helm of affairs in any Nigerian tertiary institutions, reiterating that such administrator would feel the pulse of the students better than strangers, who never had any sense of belonging.
The national student leaders appreciated the Provost for the six tricycles he commissioned for the students’ transportation, they noted that the tricycles are safer and better than the motorcycles formerly used on campus.