Saturday, 7 January 2017

Departmental Presidents, Faculty Leaders, Class Representatives Gather At iLead Summit

It was a gathering of dignitaries on Saturday, 7th January 2017 at the Conference room of the Hotel De Treasure, Ile-Ife as Class Representatives, Executives of Departmental Associations, Executives of Student Associations and Unions and other Leadership enthusiasts gathered for the Campus Young Leaders Summit and Breakfast (1).

The programme, which was powered by Lifeport, began some minutes past 9:00 am with breakfast and started officially at about 9:30 am. The Keynote speaker of the event, Professor Sola Akinnrinade; Pioneer Vice-Chancellor of the Osun State University and current provost of the Anti-corruption Academy of Nigeria, ICPC, Abuja, in his address enlightened the audience on the fundamentals of Leadership, challenging the leaders present to work towards being the ideal leader.

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Mr Mathew Oluwaniyi, coordinator of Lifeport further challenged the leaders, in his speech, to be more than just office holders as leadership transcended merely holding offices. In his words, he admonished the leaders present to be “leaders without boundaries”.

Prof Sola Akinnrinade, Keynote Speaker

The keynote speaker, Professor Akinnrinade, then came back to speak to the audience on the topic; Integrity Imperative of Leadership. In the workshop, Professor Akinnrinade, shed more light on the morality and legality of human actions and their relationship with a person’s integrity. Quoting C.S Lewis, the former Dean of the Faculty of Arts, OAU, defined Integrity as; “Doing what is right even when no one is watching”. The programme came to a close at some minutes past 1:00pm.

Some of the Campus leaders present at the event were, John Sunday; President of Nigerian Universities Accounting Student Association (NUASA) OAU, Ekpa Stanley; President of the Law Students Society OAU, Boluwajaiye Adeoluwa; President of the National Association of Philosophy students (NAPS) OAU, Alo Setofunmi; National President of the Pharmaceutical Association of Nigeria Students, Timi Agbaje; Popular Compere and Director of Seal Magazine amongst others.

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