The Deji of Akure Kingdom, His Royal Majesty, Oba Aladetoyinbo Ogunlade Aladelusi, Odundun II, has reiterated his support for the Federal University of Technology, Akure [FUTA]. He gave this pledge while on a courtesy visit to the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Joseph Fuwape. The visit preceded a Public Lecture marking the 2018 edition of the Odun Ulefunta Oyemekun Festival held at the Theodore Idibiye Francis Auditorium of the Institution.
The Royal Father said “Our partnership will always wax stronger for the mutual benefit of both parties. There will always be peaceful co-existence between the good people of Akure and the University Community”. He commended the Vice-Chancellor on the stability of the academic calendar and the normalcy pervading the University environment.
On his part the Vice-Chancellor expressed his appreciation for the visit. He also lauded the Royal father for being a gracious host and promised to work in harmony with him to sustain the cordial relationship existing between the University and the people of Akure Kingdom.
The Deji was accompanied by High chief Edward Adewole, the Osolo of Isolo, Prince Afolabi Obasuyi and Eyejomu of Akure.