FUTA Alumni Awards N750,000 Worth of Scholarship to 50 Students
At a ceremony to present
the scholarship to the students the Vice Chancellor, Professor Joseph
Fuwape represented by the Deputy Vice Chancellor, Development, Professor
Phillip Oguntunde commended the efforts of the Alumni towards the
alleviating the financial burdens of the students. He said the gesture
will go a long way to meet some of the educational needs of the
students. He encouraged the recipients to see the gift as a seed that
will yield fruits as they also will be able to do so for others in
future by God’s grace.
Vice Chancellor urged them to be focused, diligent and be determined to
succeed academically assuring the students of the commitment of the
University Management to their welfare and progress.
Dean, Student Affairs, Professor Gbenga Onibi, said that the Alumni in
conjunction with the Student Affairs Department select the students
after thorough screening to ensure that the beneficiaries are students
in dire straits. He said the funds have been disbursed appropriately
without being diverted thus donors have been encouraged to give anytime
the need arises. He admonished the beneficiaries to rise above their
challenges and aspire to graduate in flying colours.
his part the President FUTA Alumni Worldwide, Mr. Olaitan Adesomoju
encouraged the students not to define themselves by their challenges, as
everybody has a story to tell. He said any living person will have
challenges and that no condition is permanent. He thanked in particular
the Alumni fundraising project Coordinator, Mr. Oseyande Idede for
being faithful in collecting and disbursing the funds.
expressed satisfaction that FUTA Alumni were always committed to the
growth and progress of their Alma Mata and were willing to donate time
and resources any time they are called upon.
duo of the Student Union President and Alumni fund raising project
coordinator Mr. Ibrahim Oluwanifemi and Mr. Oseyande Idede appreciated
the Alumni for sustaining the initiative and for using their good
offices to better the lives of the upcoming generation.
a vote of thanks one of the beneficiaries, Mr. Onifade Ibrahim thanked
the Alumni for their kind gesture and promised that the students will
work hard to win more grants and scholarship and make the University