23rd of June, 2018

By Oluwatosin Sammy Ayodele

There is a saying that says the journey of a thousand miles starts with a step. Less than a year ago, when the young looking man but With the old man demeanour Asiwaju Oludotun Adetunberu became the worldwide EKSU Alumni president of our Great institutions EKSU, so many people were of the opinion that would he be able to do it, especially that he was taking the mantle from a Professor who we all believe to have performed excellently. He stated his vision without ambiguity that he would build an ALUMNI VILLAGE WHICH IS THE FIRST IN AFRICA. So many of us didn’t believe until months after he became the President. Things that have not happened in the history of the 36-year-old University started happening. Talking about harmonization of different factions in the body of alumni with the help of our Leader Late Barr. Bankole Ajayirepresenting OSUA, SIR Tolu Egbeyemi representing UNAD and others which I can’t remember their names.
Today is an history making day, As OoniRisa (The man who we yoruba believe is next to almighty God) Came all the way from Ile Ife where everything in life originated from to commission The first Chalet in the Alumni Village to the Glory of Almighty and Ooni-Risa became the life patron of our dear union worldwide. Most interestingly, WE also lay the foundations of Six others Chalets which by God grace would be commissioned when our President clocks one year in office. On the occasion, Some of our Alumni who have distinguished themselves in their chosen Professions were honored and got inducted to the EKSU ALUMNI HALL OF FAME. THEY ARE:

👉Dr. Vincent O. Olatunji (Director of NITDA)

👉Mrs. Feyisetan Fayose (First Lady of Ekiti)

👉Dr. Abina(South Skye Bank, Manager Director)

👉Dr. Israel O. Ovirih (Director of BANKLINK AFRICA)

👉Mr. Adekunle Akintola( An Upwardly Mobile Entrepreneur in the Oil and Gas Sector)

👉Professor Ayeni Matthew A (Immediate past Alumni president worldwide)

👉Sir. Ayobola Oluwafemi Abiola (A former United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc Director/Chief Executive Officer in Tanzania for four years)

👉Hon. Bimbo Daramola (Former house of Representative member)

👉DR. MEMUNAT OLAYEMI MAHMOUD (The Chairman, Association of Nigerian Authors(ANA))

👉Engr. Oladipupo Olukayode Bamisaye (FNSE)

👉Hon. Kolawole Babatunde (Member of President house of Representative)

👉Barr. Lady Adeola Fasubaa ( President of OSUA connection Legacy Foundation, A U.K based Lawyer, Speaker and Strategic Leadership Expert)

👉Mr. Olusegun Ayo Omosehin (An Alumnus of University of Oxford, Managing Director /Chief Executive Officer of Mutual Benefits Assurance Plc.)

👉OTUNBA OLUWATIMELEHIN ADELEGBE (A Banker and Chairman of Royal Parklane Five Star Hotel in Akure)

👉Pastor Peter Olujide Ajayi (The owner of Best Private school in Ekiti State – PETOA)

👉PRINCE SOJI EHINLANWO (A Currently Data lead/Business Analyst at Tesco Plc-The UK’s foremost Retail Company)
Chief Abiodun Isinkaye (An Oil and Gas Magnate, He is a group Managing Director Of Prosperous Oil&Gas Head office in Calabar and Cross River States. The owner of Prosperous Royal Hotel and Resort Centre in Ado-Ekiti and worldwide)

👉Dr. Olajide Abayomi Olufuyi ( A Manager of Oil and Gas industry and has managed over 150 personnel and 50 million Dollars business. He established Pioneer-Alfa Petroleum Services limited from Scratch into a blue-chip Oil and Services Company in Nigeria within a space of 10 years)

👉Hon. Kazeem Deji Ogunsakin (A former Banker and A Deputy Governorship Candidate of PDP in 14th of July election in Ekiti State)

👉Mr. Oluwadare Oni (A diplomat and a representative of Nigeria to the United Nations in Vienna, Austria and He is a present Principal Liaison Officer to President of the Senate, H. E Dr. BUKOLA SARAKI)

👉MR. TUNDE FAPOHUNDA (A Specialist in Software development, an IT trainer and The alumni President of EKSU, UK AND IRELAND)

Those who have laid the foundations of their Chalets include
Prof. Samuel Oye Bandele (EKSU VC),
MR. Wale Jegede (BOT CHAIRMAN),
DR. ISREAL Ovirih and
Those who pledged to build a Chalet each in the EKSU ALUMNI VILLAGE after their induction to EKSU ALUMNI HALL OF FAME ARE:
MR. Oluwadare Oni (The SPECIAL ADVISER TO PRESIDENT of Senate Dr. Bukola Saraki)

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