Crescent Varsity Celebrates Owu Kingmaker As Reading Culture Advocate, Five Others For Exemplary Leadership - EDU-BIZNEWS


Friday, March 22, 2024

Crescent Varsity Celebrates Owu Kingmaker As Reading Culture Advocate, Five Others For Exemplary Leadership


Crescent University Abeokuta on Friday celebrated an Owu-Abeokuta kingmaker, ace broadcaster and author, Chief Abiodun Lasile for promotion of reading culture and education advocacy in Nigeria through his numerous children books for schools in the country just the Institution recognized five others for their exemplary leadership in entrepreneurship and humanitarian activities in the society

The university marking its 18th Founder's Day, rewarded six Nigerians who have distinguished themselves with Bola Ajibola Community Service Awards 2024 in four categories including 'Welfare and Child Ethics', 'Reading Culture and Education Advocacy', 'Da'wah and Hospital Welfare Support' and Entrepreneurship and Leadership Mentoring 

Lasile, the Orunto of Owu kingdom,a media guru with several years of service with NTA, critic, creative designer, story teller and publisher whose literature textbooks approved for pupils in Ogun, Abia,Akwa-Ibom, and Anambra States was honoured with Community Service Award in the category of Promotion of Reading Culture and Education Advocacy for encouraging good reading culture amongst children in schools

Similarly, Mrs Stella Willoughby, a lecturer, university administrator and Executive Secretary of Ijamido Children Home whose contributions to orphanage and academic excellence,was appreciated for her selfless service  by the university with Bola Ajibola Community Service Award in the category of Promotion of Orphan and Child Care Ethics while Islamic Humanitarian Society of Nigeria was duly recognized for the organization's commitment to humanitarian services in correctional centers in the country with Bola Ajibola Community Service Award in Prison Da'wah activities and Hospital Welfare Support category 

Other awardees including Mr.Babatunde Denton, a core professional with over 15years in the real estate industry, Mr.Akeem Salami Adeola, a product of Mass Communication Department from the prestigious Moshood Abiola Polytechnic Abeokuta, an advertising and Public Relations expert and Mr Adeola Adelanwa , a graduate of Chemical Engineering from the University of Lagos, a manufacturer who founded the first truck-based catering company in the country, Mobile Kitchen Limited were honoured by the university with the Community Service Award in the category of Entrepreneurship and Leadership Mentoring for providing exemplary leadership for the young generation of Nigerians 

Guest Lecturer at the 2024 Founder's Day, marking the 90th posthumous birthday of the university's proprietor,  Dr(Mrs) Tamramat Mosun Belo-Olusoga speaking on the theme of the event "Competence And Self-Determination For Women Leaders", stressed the need for women to invest more in personal development to excel in their respective leadership roles in the society

A guru in the banking industry encourage women to be courageous and determined to succeed at any given opportunities, if they must be recognized in the all fields of human endeavours

Also sharing the same view, the Olowu of Owu-Abeokuta, Oba (Prof.) Saka Adelola Matemilola in his Keynote speech as Royal Father of the event, emphasized the need for competent among women to succeed in their various leadership position

The monarch who described as women as better leaders, stressed the need to give  more attention to education and development of women because of their great influence in the society

Proprietor and Chairman, Board of Trustees of Crescent University, Prince Mahruf Adesegun Ajibola(SAN) while pledging the board's to move institution to the next level of academic excellence, rewarded lecturer and students in the Bola Ajibola College of Law for doing the school proud as a sole representative of Nigeria and entire continent of Africa at an international event in France 

Vice Chancellor of the university, Prof Ibraheem Gbajabiamila was full of appreciation for the guest speaker, Olowu and awardees for their selfless services to humanity

The Vice-Chancellor stated that the university had achieved  one of the major objectives of the late founder to ensure both male and female students have equal opportunity of 50-50 to university education, which according to him, is even of female students than male in the ratio of 70-30 

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