The leadership of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) Alumni Association has expressed readiness to partner the Osun State government in the areas of research and capacity building.
The association said the partnership is necessary to support the state towards actualising its dreams in turning around the socio-economic fortunes of the state.
The leadership of the association led by its President, John Momoh made the statement recently in Osogbo, the Osun state capital during a courtesy visit to the governor.
Momoh who was represented by the 1st Vice President, Chief Fassy Yusuf assured the state of the association’s readiness to strengthen critical sectors like education, agriculture, health and mining in the state.
Yusuf said members of the association are ready to support the state with their pool of experience cut across various disciplines.
He said the visit is part of the programmes lined up for the 50th anniversary of the association as it was designed to honour the state Governor, Mr Gboyega Oyetola who is a member of the association.
According to him, it had become imperative for the association to rally round Governor Oyetola in his bid to turn Osun to haven of socio-economic and infrastructural development.
“We are here to congratulate you on your election and assumption of office, we are also here to solidarize with you and the people of Osun as we are ready to partner the state mostly in the areas of research and capacity building.
“So, we are proud of you, we are proud to identify with you as we are ready to support your government with our pool of experience in all areas of human endeavours”, he added.
Governor Gboyega Oyetola expressed gratitude to members of the association for identifying with him and his administration.
Oyetola who was a student of UNILAG between 1975 and 1978 said the university had equipped him with requisite to live a worthy life.
He said his government would continue to promote and implement policies that will support Private Public Partnership (PPP) in its bid to stimulate the economy of the state for the betterment of all.
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