FUTA CLASS OF 2001 GIVES BACK, RENOVATES SCIENCE LECTURE THEATRE
The Federal University of Technology Akure FUTA alumni graduating set of 2001 has renovated and refurbished a lecture theatre to kick start its programme of constructive engagement with its Alma Mata. The project which was completed at the cost of six million naira and executed in 7 months saw to the complete overhaul of the Science Lecture Theatre with new fittings, well-appointed seats, modern lecture boards, restrooms, lightings and other appurtenances. Speaking at the commissioning, President of the 2001 graduating class, Mr. Femi Oshinlaja said the renovation was a foretaste of many projects from members of his class. He said the gesture was imperative to appreciate the institution for giving them the opportunity to learn and providing the enabling environment to attain academic excellence which has made them to become relevant in the society...
NLNG FUTA ALUMNI GROUP AWARDS SCHOLARSHIP TO 300 LEVEL STUDENTS
The Award program held on Monday, 16th July, 2018. In attendance were the Deans of all the Schools, staff from the Corporate Communication Office and University Advancement Centre (UAC). The Vice-Chancellor, represented by the Dean of Students’ Affairs, Prof. G. E. Onibi commended and thanked the NLNG FUTA Alumni group for their hearts of giving back to their Alma mater through the scholarship. He also praised the FUTA Alumni Association for their continuous support and generosity through ways of advancing its Alma mater. He noted the Impact Funding Scholarship (IFS) which would commence later in the year. He lastly charged the recipients to double up their efforts to be the best they could be.
The Director, University Advancement Center, Prof. A. A. Akindahunsi in his remarks observed that the trend worldwide was that education could no longer be left alone to the proprietors either public or private, hence the need for all stakeholders in the education sector to collaborate to take it to its place of pride. A total of eight (8) students from the seven schools were the recipients of the award. Prof. Onibi later presented the certificates and letters of Award to the awardees.
The President, FUTA Alumni Association Mr. O. A. Adesomoju who expressed his delight at the gesture of the NLNG group of alumni called for more synergy within the alumni so as to bolster its support for the University and promised that there would be more to offer from its alumni body. In his own remarks, Prof. Kashim encouraged the awardees not to rest on their oars but to strive for excellence. One of the recipients, Audu Jacob, on behalf of the students thanked the benefactors and the organizers, UAC for their kind gesture. In his vote of thanks, the Chief Development/Advancement Officer, Mr. Enock Ajayi said the UAC would be going the extra mile to see that the FUTA alumni support the University with their time, treasure and talent.