Omotoshola Sarimakin, Ondo
Osun State Governor , Mr Adegboyega Oyetola , has reappointed Dr . Folorunso Alakija as the Chancellor , Osun State University , Osogbo for another five -year tenure .
The Public Relations Officer of the University , Ademola Adesoji , in a statement obtained in Osogbo on Monday , said Alakija was reappointed based on her track record .
The statement described Alakija as a lover of education , philanthropist of note and resourceful education manager “ as demonstrated during her first tenure in office. ”
Adesoji further explained that in the re – appointment letter, Governor Oyetola expressed his delight to re -appoint Alakija as the Chancellor of the University for the second term of five years beginning from March 9 , 2021 . Ni
The statement further quoted Oyetola as saying , “ 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 the 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 the second term of five years beginning from 9 th of March , 2021 .
Meanwhile, the Vice – Chancellor of the University , Prof . ‘Labode Popoola, while reacting to the reappointment , thanked Oyetola for reappointing Alakija , saying her first tenure in the office gave birth to lot of physical and infrastructural developments in the University .