The Deputy Speaker, House of Representatives, Hon. Lasun Yusuf will on Saturday May 14, leads other prominent alumnus of Obafemi Awolowo University, Osun State to brainstorm on sustainable national development.
The event is part of the three-day annual national reunion of Obafemi Awolowo University Muslim Graduates’ Association (UNIFEMGA) taking place at Oduduwa Hall of the institution.
In a statement, UNIFEMGA National President, Prof. Wahab Egbewole, said Mr Bayo Shittu, Minister of Communications will chair the occasion while Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Minister of Information and Culture and the Deputy Speaker are the Guests of Honour.
Egbewole said Prof. Labo Popoola of University of Ibadan, will speak on the theme: “ Sustainable National Development: A Challenge to the Muslim Ummah’’.
Egbewole said the Vice Chancellor of the Institution, Prof. Tale Omole will be the special guest of honour while Malam Yusuf Ali, SAN and Alhaji Rafiu Ebiti were the special guests.
It will be recalled that Lasun, Shittu, Mohammed, Ali, Popoola are all graduates of OAU, Ile-Ife, Osun State.
He said that the public lecture was part of the Association’s contribution towards national development in the country.
Highlights of the three-day event, which starts on Friday, May 13, include special Jumat service, courtesy call on the Vice Chancellor, Annual General Meeting and couple retreat in honour of Prof. Morufu Rahaman 70th birthday.
Others include visit on the Ooni of Ife , election of new officers, scholarship for the students, keep fit exercise, novelty match, visitation to UNIFEMGA student hostel projects and multi-puprsose OAU central Mosque.
Over 300 delegates are expected to grace the reunion from all the branches both in Nigeria and in the Diaspora. (END)