The new president of the Adeleke University Students’ Association (A.U.S.A), Comrade Tomiwa Fadeyi, has said his administration in the next one year will join the University Management in its war against drug abuse and other social vices towards securing a sure future for students of the Institution.
He spoke at the weekend in Ede, Osun State, during his inauguration as the President of the Students’ body, calling on all students to continue to appreciate the good foundation that the University management has continued to lay for them.
Recorded as the youngest to have been elected President since the University was established, he regretted that the future of a lot of youths have been damaged because of their involvement with drugs, Fadeyi said, “our team shall join hands with our parents who in the job of administering this institution to ensure that we recover lives of our peers that are already being threatened by drugs and other social vices. We will also be resolute in our fight against fresh people getting attracted.
“As youths and future leader of this nation, we owe it a duty to ourselves and the country as a whole to toe the path of honour and strive to better the lot of our people. We hope to get the highest level of cooperation of Management that would make confrontation less attractive as we seek improved welfare for our members.
“The overall commitment to building a sustainable brand for Adeleke University shall remain paramount and non-negotiable even as we pledge to continue to appreciate the good gestures of the owners and Management of this Institution”.
Earlier in his address at the occasion, the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Ekundayo Alao, admonished the new officials of the Students’ Association be responsible leaders and shun whatever vices that could lead to the termination of their membership of the University community, ahead of the completion of their studies. He reminded them of their primary assignment and the need to ensure that the investments of their parents are not wasted.
Alao reiterated the determination of the Management of the Institution to nurturing first rated young men to pull the nation out of its not too attractive status.