Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State, on Monday, inaugurated members of the board of Governing Council of the University of Osun (UNIOSUN).
Inaugurating the Governing Council at the Executive Chambers of the Governor’s Office, in Osogbo, Aregbesola announced Mallam Yussuf Olaolu Alli as the new Pro-Chancellor of the university.
The newly inaugurated Governing Council also has Mallam Yusuf Alli as the chairman of the Governing Council. Other members are Professor Solomon Akinboye, Dr Abeke Omotosho, Professor Kasali Adegoke, Sir Benjamin Aladekomo, Mr Tunde Ponle and Professor Charles Abiodun Alao.
He charged the newly inaugurated council to come up with ideas on raising funds for the university without passing the burden on the students, stating that such funding could come from endowment chairs, direct funding of programmes and philanthropists to fund projects.
In his remarks, the Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of the Governing Council, Yusuff Alli, said the enormity of work ahead of the council would not be underestimated giving the situation of the university in the last four years.