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Ogun Students Celebrate Week

By Alinco Kayman
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It was an atmosphere of glamour penultimate week, when Ogun students under the auspices of National Association of Ogun state students (NAOSS), Unilorin chapter held annual week.

The all-inclusive event commenced with a novelty match between the Ogun state students and their counterpart, Ondo state students which took place at the aesthetic sport pavilion. It was a tug of war between the Ogun star and the Ondo counterpart but to the amazement of all spectator, the march eventually ended in a draw.

Day two was the much anticipated 'OGUN DAY' which left every Ogun student showcasing their cultural heritage. As the female students resplendently clad in their bespoke traditional attires, so were the males go about flaunting their Aso-oke outfit.

The event themed 'MISSION TO REBUILD OGUN STATE: THE ROLE OF OGUN STUDENTS' was graced by many illustrious indigines of Ogun from all walks of life. Also present at the event were the students' union President; Ahmed Lawal Abiodun, Vice president; Kemi Hassan; and Public relations officer, Balogun Isiak.

The event featured cultural display by the performing troupes, cash donations, merriment as well as the presentation of awards to individuals that have distinguish themselves in their chosen career.

In his keynote address, the outgoing president, Adeosun Azeez showered appreciation on all the dignitaries for their immense contribution towards the success of his administration. He further admonished the entire Ogun students to maintain their sterling worth in the course of their academic pursuit.

In an interview with campus correspondents, an erstwhile president, Mr. Dopamu Michael congratulated the present administration for upholding the legacy he left behind. He also promised to render his support to the union at any moment.

While delivering the votes of thanks, the chairman of Ogun week committee and president elect, Olaleye Olalekan extolled the leadership virtue of his predecessor in running the affairs of the union. 'Posterity will continue to celebrate you,'he added.

Odeyemi Afis Olawale, 200 Level history education and Ali Toyin Abdul, 200 Level Law, university of Ilorin.

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