Dr. Olu Atunramu, an alumnus of the Federal University of Technology
Akure (FUTA) has emerged the representative of Alumni in the governing
council for the next 4 years.
He emerged winner in a keenly contested election that pitted him
against the outgoing representative, Prof Jonathan Onyekwelu. Olu
Atunramu polled 209 votes as against Jonathan’s 173.
The election was presided over by the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Biyi
Daramola and the Registrar Mr. Adeyinka Arifalo.
The Vice Chancellor used the occasion of the 2017 convocation meeting
to commend the effort of an old student of the university, Engr. Tunji
Light Ariyomo for his contributions and strategic interventions that
brought about the approvals for the institution’s medical college.
Daramola also commended the partnership between the institution and
the host community and the leadership roles of the Deji of Akure, Oba
Ogunlade Aladelusi Aladetoyinbo and the leader of Afenifere Chief
Reuben Fashoranti in resolving issues that stalled the project.
He revealed to the gathering that the Akure community has helped in
securing the certificate of occupancy for the permanent site of the
medical school and that it was in the best interest of the university
to have both the medical school and the teaching hospital together in
a single location. ELANZANEWS .M