FUTA Alumnae Donates Books to Alma Mata
Miss Olusola Adefurin a 2006 graduate of the Department of Forestry and Wood Technology has donated Books and Journals on Geo-Information Science (GIS) to the Institution. Adefurin, who is currently a GIS Research Assistant at the Africa Rice Centre, Cotonou, Benin Republic said it was a great honour and privilege to donate the learning materials to the Institution which is saddled with the responsibility of building the next generation of future leaders. She added that the materials will serve to enhance learning and research among staff and students.
Miss Adefurin who also obtained her M. Sc degree in Geo-Information Science (GIS) from the University of Twente in the Netherlands from 2012-2014 said the books were part of the grant she won in the Netherlands and therefore decided to donate them to her Alma Mata for the remarkable role it played in her academic pursuit.
Also speaking, the Dean, School of Agriculture and Agricultural Technology (SAAT), Professor Shadrach Akindele said Adefurin was his first project student in GIS and described her gesture as highly commendable.
Responding, the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Adebiyi Daramola expressed delight at the donation and was optimistic that the books will not only benefit SAAT but also the University at large. Professor Daramola said Adefurin has exhibited a high level of gratitude by giving back to her source. He said her gesture was exemplary and commendable.
The Deputy Vice-Chancellor, (Academic), Professor Olatunde Arayela, the Registrar, Dr. (Mrs.) Modupe Ajayi, the Bursar, Mr. Emmanuel Oresegun and the Dean, Students’ Affairs, Professor Kayode Alese and the Head, Department of Forestry and Wood Technology, Professor Babatola Olufemi joined the Vice-Chancellor to receive the books from Adefurin.