…As Governor Commissions Biggest Students’ Arcade In Nigeria
Lagos State University (LASU) students on Thursday expressed their readiness to participate in the proposed Peace Walk, being organised by the state government to herald the healing of Lagos in the aftermath of last year’s EndSARS protests.
The students of the state-owned tertiary institution who came out in large numbers to welcome the governor, who is also the Visitor of the institution, said they have all resolved to participate in “A Walk for Peace” for peace and prosperity of the state.
The students made their resolve on the Peace Walk known through their Student Union President, Comrade Oladipupo Uthman Badmus on Thursday during the sitting of the Students Representatives Council, the legislative arms of the Students Union Government.
The sitting was the first Council session to be held at the newly built Students Arcade of the school, which was commissioned by Governor Sanwo-Olu on Thursday.
The LASU Students Arcade is the largest Student Union Building in any Nigerian tertiary institution.
Speaking during the sitting, which was witnessed by Governor Sanwo-Olu, the Vice Chancellor of LASU, Prof. Ibiyemi Tunji-Bello, Special Adviser to the governor on Education, Mr. Tokunbo Wahab and members of the institution’s Governing Board, among others, described Sanwo-Olu’ as Youth-Centric Governor.
They commended the governor’s giant strides in Lagos State, especially in the education sector.
Governor Sanwo-Olu who had the first session with the Students Representatives Council, charged the students to join hands with the state government and LASU management to make the institution competitive among notable universities in the world.
The governor announced a donation of two brand new big buses to the Student Union to ease movement around the campus as well as other gadgets and equipment for the students’ use.