The Need for santity in the academic calendar of Tertiary institution in Nigeria has been re-emphasised, the call was made by the Acting Vice Chancellor of Adeyemi Federal University Of Education, Ondo. (AFUED) Prof.Olukoya Ogen during a Dinner he organised for the 30 Aspirants who contested at the SUG level, Para-military, socialist Groups, Press men etc at his official residence recently, he reinterate the need for AFUED to maintain it stable academic calendar.
The dinner which had in attendance the creme la creme in the University began at around 7:15pm. In his speech, he thanked the students for being law abiding during the just concluded election. He gave step by step action on how the college was able to secure the upgrading to a University before the exist of former President Goodluck Jonathan, he promise to bring various changes to the campus Next session, he said any students coming to University next session is coming to a ”New Campus”.
He was glad the just concluded academic calendar was followed and their was no violence, he said the institution has been able to have a stable academic calendar, this has never happen in the last seven years.
In his remark, the Vice Dean Student Affair, Mr. Olaluwoye thanked the Acting V.C for bringing E-voting to AFUED, he went down memory lane by giving an instance during the Abiodun/Kingsley struggle for SUG post when the then Head of the institution Prof. Adeyemi Idowu had to called the Ondo State Commissioner of Police when the result of the election was being collated to avoid violence. But this was avoided during Prof.Ogen’s tenure.
A former student Union President in the University Mr. Ayo Marcus urged the incoming adminstration to make simplicity and humilty their watch out.
In his remark, the SUG president elect for 2015/2016 academic session, Comrade.Ogunrotifa Richard promised to live up to expecation,he promised to work with his opponent as he tagged them ‘partners in progress’. He urge the University management to give the Student union free hand to operate.
The event had in attendance, Prof. Olukoya Ogen Joseph, Dr. Akintunde, the Chairman of the University Academic Staff, Comrade Yemi Olugbamigbe who happened to be the National PRO of the AFUED Alumni, Vice Dean Mr. Olaluwoye who represented the Dean, the outgoing SUG President Comrade Isiaka Kamorudeen and his exco. The incoming SUG President Comrade. Ogunrotifa Richard and his exco, the Chairman of Joint Press Club (JPC) Mr. Ajayi Samuel, The Best MC in AFUED for 2015 Mr Omolayo Paul AKA MC Succulent, the Most Popular Students in AFUED for 2015 and an ace Comedian Mr. Babatunde Akinremi A.K.A MC Winrin, The Captain Press , the Para Military and Arbico Parrot. The runners up in both the president and Vice presidency did not attend the dinner. MC Winrin Winrin and MC Succulent anchored the event. Winrin Winrin delivered some jokes which kept guest laughing.
In an Interview with Arbico Parrot a former SUG president in AFUED Mr. Ayo Marcus has said he as no plan to be a lecturer as allegedly insinuated in some quater, he said he is a politician and might give a shot at some elective post come 2019.
In a related development, the University Governing Board had it inaugural meeting on Saturday July 11 2015, some congent decision has regards the University was made. The Provost Prof. Olukoya Ogen was elevated to the Post of Acting Vice-Chanellor while the University name was changed from Adeyemi University of Education (A.U.E) to Adeyemi Federal University of Education (AFUED) Ondo.
NB: The Approved Academic Calendar has been released.