FUTA Alumni Association, Ekiti State was inaugurated on 26th September, 2019. The event took place at Midas Hotel, Ado Ekiti. The University Advancement Centre congratulates our amiable Executive and all Alumni Worldwide. The maiden Chairman is Comrade Samuel Ojo.
Alumni SET ’95 celebrated the 24th anniversary of graduation on Saturday, 16th November, 2019. As part of the event, some items were donated to different Departments of the University; the items include medicines to the University Health Centre and a package of books to the University Library.
FUTA Alumni Delta Branch, inaugurating a new Executive in June, 2019. The University sent a two-man delegation comprised the Deputy Registrar, Office of the Vice-Chancellor, Mr. Ife Oluwole and the Chief Development Officer, University Advancement Centre, Mr. N. B. A. Ojumu to grace the occasion.
The swearing-in of the newly elected National Executive, FUTA Alumni Association led by Comrade Olaitan Adesomoju (National President, Worldwide) in December 2019. The Director and the entire staff of the University Advancement Centre congratulate all members of the Executive and wish them a successful tenure of office.
Award Ceremony and Interactive Session with the Vice-Chancellor. Prof. Joseph Adeola Fuwape, Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) organized by FUTA Alumni Association, Lagos Branch on Saturday, 26th October, 2019 at Ostra Hall and Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos. The Vice-Chancellor was accompanied by the Director, UAC, Prof. T. M. Obamuyi and the CDO, Mr. N. B. Ojumu.
The Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) Alumni-in-diaspora Reunion event took place at Sheraton Cavalier Hotel, in Calgary, Canada from 4th to 6th of August 2017.
The meeting led to the adoption of their Alma Mater Alumni in diaspora constitution, issues of membership registration and giving back to their alma mater through programs and projects. There was a presentation of business methodology and prospect, by an alumnus.
The Gala Night presented the opportunity to raise fund for scholarships for the current FUTA students. In response to the clarion call of the Vice -Chancellor’s speech, Professor Joseph A. Fuwape, delivered by his representative, Prof. Femi Akindele: It is the belief of all of us that great schools become great not only because of teaching but because of the quality of the products from the schools. In addition, if the quality products do not come together as one body, they will never have a voice or impact in the society. It was submitted that we are the University, we make the University.
Westin Hotel in Baltimore, Maryland United State of America was the place where the Reunion took place on July 31, 2015, the second edition of FUTA Alumni-in-diaspora of the Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA). The FUTA community was well represented. In attendance were the former Vice-Chancellor, Prof. G. Adebiyi Daramola as Guest of Honour, Prof. Bayo Aborisade, Director University Advancement Centre and Enock Ajayi, Chief Development/Alumni Officer. Alumni in diaspora were fully present among others, Professor Henry Fadamiro, Akindele Odeshi, Mrs. Lola Ogunyemi (aka Miss FUTA) and Mr Akin Aina, National president of FUTA Alumni Association. The Re-union was garnished with a picnic/cookout at a park in Crofton, Maryland on Saturday and embellished with a tour within the District of Columbia on Sunday, August 2, 2015.
The maiden edition of the Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) Alumni-in-diaspora Reunion was held at the Hilton Hotel, Paddington, London. It was no doubt a milestone that opened another vista in the checkered history of FUTA. The planning team comprised of motivated and selfless Alumni volunteers across the globe, in all continents, who worked tirelessly to ensure the success of the Reunion. The planning team members were Lola Ogunyemi (nee Akinyosoye, ’89), Henry Fadamiro (’89), Segun Akinfe (’92), Akin Akinsola (’98), Yewande Arogundade (nee Amuda, ’91), Isaac Wole Ojo (’88), Foluke Falade (nee Omowaiye, ’91), Morakinyo Adesulu (’87), Yinka Ayodele (nee Owaduge, ’89) and Gbenga Akinrodoye (’92).
The keynote address was delivered by the former Vice-Chancellor, Prof. G. Adebiyi Daramola. The former Registrar, Dr. (Mrs) Funke Oyebade, Director of University Advancement Centre attended the program on Saturday, 25th August, 2012.
Awards were presented to some distinguished principal officers for their contributions to the development of the University. These included the former Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Adebisi Balogun for the significant infrastructural development and capacity building at FUTA during his tenure; Dr. (Mrs) Oyebade received an award for her long year service. The immediate past Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Daramola was also recognized as the 6th substantive Vice Chancellor newly appointed.
Alumni couples were also recognized for marrying their fellow Futarians, and special achievement award of the day was given to each member of the 1987 graduating class present and they joyfully cut the 25th Anniversary cake. “Distinguished Alumni 2012” award was presented to Lola Ogunyemi while Prof. Henry Fadamiro highlighted Lola’s leadership role and outstanding contributions to the success of the reunion. Great and Articulate Futarians!!!.