Known to many as the league of gentlemen and big boys, the Alpha Club of the Obafemi Awolowo University on Monday, 10th October 2016 commenced her charity week 2016 with free bus rides for students between campus gate to bus stops and the commissioning of her community projects.
Some of the projects which were commissioned by the Dean of Students Affairs, Dr (Mrs) Akinola included waste bins and Road Safety Signages at strategic locations on campus. The programme however continued today, Tuesday 11th October with a blood donation exercise which was done in collaboration with National Blood Transfusion Service and had quite a number of students turning out for the donation.
Commenting on the nature of the club, the Lord Mayor of the club, Mayor Adelowo Adeola, said, "Alpha Club is a socio-cultural and philanthropic club". In a chat with our correspondent, he further encouraged the participation of students and members of the University Community in the donation which continues tomorrow and outlined the other activities of the week; donations to the University Health Centre on Thursday, 13th October, an orphanage visitation on Saturday, 15th October and Thanksgiving services on Friday 14th and Sunday 16th October respectively.