In appreciation for the successful hosting of the 2016 Rotary Youth Leadership Award (RYLA) in the College, the Rotary Club of Ondo-Adeyemi College and the participants of the District 9125 RYLA have donated a large collection of books and waste bins to the College.
Presenting the items to the College, members of Rotary Club of Ondo-Adeyemi College led by the club President-Elect, Mr. Olatunde Ojeyinka, a lecturer in the Department of French, thanked the College Management under the leadership of Professor Ogen for providing an enabling environment which contributed immensely to the successful hosting of the programme.
He said the donation comprises books for College students on different subjects such as Geography, Mathematics, and History; books, crayons and erasers for nursery, primary, and secondary school students; and ten (10) waste bins for the use of the College.
Receiving the items on behalf of the College Management, the Deputy Provost, Dr. Samuel Akintunde, congratulated the Rotary Club for the successful hosting of the RYLA in the College, noting that the Provost, Professor Olukoya Ogen was happy to have given such opportunity to Rotary Club whose vision and ideals are in tandem with his vision.
He observed that the meeting has put the College on the Rotary world map and expressed gratitude to all the participants for judiciously utilising College facilities without damaging any.
Dr. Akintunde thanked all members of the College and Ondo Rotary Club for the handsome donation and promised that a letter of appreciation will be forwarded to the Club for the good gesture.
In attendance at the brief ceremony were the Chairman, RYLA Organizing Committee, Assistant Governor Bose Olanusi, Rotarian Tunde Ojeyinka, Rotarian Dr. Kehinde Adenegan, past President Rotary Club ACE, Rotarian Dr. Mopelola Brownson, Rotarian Dr. Mrs. Abiodun Olarenwaju, Rotarian Lizzy Okoroafor, Rotarian Olofisayo Fakorede and Rotarian Oluseto Olatuyi.