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ADETORO DELIVERS INAUGURAL LECTURE

An erudite scholar from the Department of Social Studies, Dr Rasheed Adenrele Adetoro will deliver the 6th Inaugural Lecture titled Back to the Roots: A Clarion Call for Socio-Civic Renaissance in Nigeria.

The lecture according to a release will hold at Kunle Filani Academic Theatre on Thursday 15th March, 2018 by 2:00pm prompt. Guests are expected to be seated by 1:30pm.

Congratulations Dr R.A Adetoro!

CHANGE OF NAME

Former Miss Olaoye, Oluwayemisi Ajoke of the Directorate of Information wishes to notify the College Community of her name change to Mrs Shofoluwe, Oluwayemisi Ajoke. The change is as a result of marriage. Henceforth, she shall be known and addressed as Mrs Shofoluwe, Oluwayemisi Ajoke.
The College Community should please take note.

COPOFEST 2017

Chris Omotosho Poetry Festival (COPOFEST) 2017 was held amidst glamour in honour of Dr Chris Omotosho of the Theatre Arts department, Federal College of Education, Abeokuta on Friday 24th November, 2017 at the Arts Theatre.

The President, Poetry Enclave (POEN), Ibadan, Mr Ebika Anthony stated that it became imperative to honour Chris Omotosho an alumnus of the prestigious Premier University, the University of Ibadan because he has contributed immensely to National Development through poetry.

Speaking on the topic “Poetry and National Development”, the keynote speaker, Dr (Mrs) P.E Ezenandu noted that through Poets’ works, negotiations have been made for political and social change by Poets who have participated actively in finding solutions to the social, political, religious and moral problems affecting the society. She further stated that through these indispensable roles, Poets have been able to contribute immensely to national development.

Earlier in his address, the Celebrant stated that the event was a surprise to him and that he never believed any good could come out of his Ajegunle as he was not given a chance of survival as a child.

In the same vein, the Head of Department, Theatre Arts and host of the occasion, Mr Tomori Oluwunmi noted that Dr Omotosho was an erudite scholar and a prolific writer who was truly worthy of being honoured and celebrated. He therefore urged students to be studious, obedient, focused and follow good paths of scholars and great achievers like Professors Wole Soyinka, Femi Osofisan, Ahmed Yerima among others.

Among the dignitaries who graced the occasion were the Deputy Provost, Dr R.A Soyele; Dean School of Arts and Social Sciences, Dr I. Olorunsogo; Director Centre for Degree Programmes, Dr B.L Wikina; HOD Theatre Arts, Mr Tomori Oluwunmi; Mr Yinka Ola Wlliams; Chairman Association of Nigerian Authors, Ogun state, Mr Dada Olanipekun; Dr Segun Jegede; Mr Godday Dulagha among others.

CHANGE OF NAME

Former Miss Fadipe, Taiye Omolade and Miss Aderemi, Oluwatosin Mokunfayo, wish to notify the College Community of the change in their names to Mrs Adejobi Taiye Omolade and Mrs Osasona Oluwatosin Mokunfayo respectively. The change is as a result of marriage. Henceforth, they shall be known and addressed as Mrs Adejobi Taiye Omolade and Mrs Osasona Oluwatosin Mokunfayo respectively.

The College Community should please take note.

PROVOST PAYS COURTESY VISIT TO OLU OF OSIELE

The Provost of the College, Dr A.A Ajayi alongside the Registrar and Staffers of the Information Directorate had on Friday, 12th January 2018 visited the Olu of Osiele, Oba Olufemi Olowoyo in his palace.

The courtesy visit deliberated among other things the rate at which cultism was becoming rampant especially within Osiele community. The cult case of November 17, 2017 was extensively deliberated upon and the Kabiyesi assured the Provost of the safety of Students residing at Oke Ibadan and Ire Akari areas of the town saying that his Chiefs would adequately monitor them.

The Provost, on behalf of the entire College Management promised that the College would continue to do its best in maintaining the cordial relationship that exists between the College and Osiele Community adding that the College will not fail in its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) also.

The Kabiyesi thereafter appreciated the College Management for the kind gesture and prayed that the College would continue to move higher.