The university held her inaugural Alumni Lecture recently, entitled “University Education and National Development, The Role of Alumni,” which was delivered by a guest speaker, Mr. Jadesola Babatola from Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti.
Mr. Babatola described university education as an input and end-product of highly endowed scholarship and well-organized academic instruction to knowledge, science and culture.
He further hinged on national development as an advancement and expansion of human social and economic progress occurring at different stages of existence.
According to him, any policy, action or activity designed to achieve higher human satisfactions and benefits bear indices of human development.
While commenting on the ever growing need for synergy between alumni associations and their parent institutions, he disclosed that the relationship between the two has become an all-important part of an institution’s advancement actions for several mutual benefits.
Dignitaries present at the occasion were the Registrar, Mr. D. A. Adeyemo; the Dean, Faculty of Sciences, Prof. S. V. A. Uzochukwu; the Director of CEDSS, Prof. Atere and the President of FUOYE Alumni association, Mr. Arogundade Temitope.
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