Osun State University Alumni Association on has commended management of the institution for stable academic calendar in spite of the ongoing strike by Academic Staff Union of Universities ASUU.
National President of the association Mr Oriola Kabir gave the commendation during an orientation programme organised for the institution s graduating students on Tuesday in Osogbo.
According to report, Kabir stated that the efforts of the university s management to ensure that academic activities were still on in spite of the disruption in academic activities occasioned by ASUU strike was worthy of commendation as he also thanked the Vice Chancellor Prof Odunayo Adebooye, whom he described as a seasoned scholar of international repute for setting his foot on the path of prosperity and sustainability for their Alma matter.
He noted that his achievements in terms of physical development, academic grants and partnerships and dogged commitment to maintaining a stable academic calendar are praiseworthy.
He also emphasized that the institution has even outclassed most of the first and second generation universities in Nigeria.
Kabir also commended the Pro Chancellor of the institution Mallam Yusuf Ali SAN for always giving his best to the university
He announced the award of N1.4 million naira for 14 indigent students of the institution by the association. He said that the scholarship was based on the association’s conviction that its essence was to assist the university the students and the teeming graduates in every possible way.