The Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Abeokuta Alumni Association at the weekend elected Mr Ezekiel Obasanya as its 8th National President. The event took place at Ramotu Babalakin Hall Ojere during the Association 15th Biennial Convention
Ezekiel Obasanya, a 1991 graduate of Mass Communication was until his election, Deputy National President of the Association for four years.
He is a Human Resource Manager with over 26 years’ experience from two multinational companies viz, Unilever Nigeria Plc and currently with Lafarge Africa Plc.
In his acceptance speech, the new National President, Ezekiel Obasanya thanked all the delegates representing members both home and abroad for reposing confidence in him to lead the Association for the next four years.
He also applauded the internal mechanism of electing officers in the Alumni Association as according to him it has proven to be robust, transparent and hitch free, one that promotes unity and peace among members.
He promised that the new administration will build on the legacy of the founding fathers and operate an open and transparent administration and focus on 3 main strategic thrusts
- Rebranding and repositioning of the Alumni Association by creating a team of professional members to handle media publicity of the Association and bring to bear effectiveness of the Association’s achievement to the internal and external stakeholders.
- Building a pipeline of future leaders of the Association. This is critical to the association as many strong professionals have been produced by the institution and are lofty members doing excellently well in their various professions and vocations. Stakeholders forum with all sets will be established to properly integrate them into the National Alumni.
- Continue with the Alumni legacy project in the Institution.
Other members of the executives who were elected are:
Deputy National President, Mrs Taiwo Abbass
National Secretary, Alexandre Ogunsolu
National Treasurer, Asisat Adebayo
National Financial Secretary, Goke Ishola
Deputy National Secretary, Olumuyiwa Oshifade
National Publicity/Social Secretary, Olasunkami Sopade
National Financial Secretary, Akinfemi Akinfenwa
Editor in Chief, Tolulope Ojemuyiwa
And Four ex-officio.
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