BY TIMOTHY AGBOR, OSOGBO
The Governor of Osun State, Ademola Adeleke has described Osun State University as a shining light among other universities in the world, promising to further support the growth of the state universities.
The governor stated this while receiving a team of College of Law of the University, led by the provost, Professor Mojeed Alabi in his office at the State Secretariat, Abere.
He said he is proud about the institution being a People’s Democratic Party’s legacy under the administration of former governor, Olagunsoye Oyinlola.
Governor Adeleke reiterated his commitment to support the growth and development of the university so as to further produce first class graduates that will be generally acceptable and marketable in the labour market.
In the same vain, Adeleke who promised to build the University of Ilesa to a world standard, then called on the university administrators to sustain the tempo of best practice and professionalism, adding that the university and their colleges must continue to be run transparently and responsibly.
He therefore commended the management and the board of the university for doing a great job, charging them to keep the good work moving.
Speaking earlier, the Provost, Prof. Alabi, who led the team to the governor, commended him for his humility and his style of governance which he said has touched every sector in the state.
He invited the governor as a visitor to the third in the series of distinguished personality lecture of the College of Law of the university slated for May 31, 2023 and expected to be delivered by a retired Hon. Justice Mojeed Owoade with the theme: “Supreme Court of Nigeria and recent development in public law”.
Present at the meeting were the Deputy Governor, Kola Adewusi, Secretary to the State Government, Teslim Igbalaye, Head of Service, Ayanleye Aina and a host of others.