The Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, has given the University a pass mark in its efforts at contributing towards the development of education and agriculture in the country. The governor gave this commendation during a visit by the University Managememt, led by the Acting Vice-Chancellor, Professor Ololade Enikuomehin, to sensitise the state government on the forthcoming 23rd, 24th and 25th combined convocation ceremonies.

Having outlined the various programmes mapped out for the convocation ceremonies, the Acting Vice-Chancellor informed the governor that the University’s supervision had been moved from the Federal Ministry of Education (FME) to the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMA&RD), saying that there was a lot to gain from Ogun State, as a trailblazer in agricultural development in Nigeria. He, therefore, recalled that the University had resumed normal academic life while pleading with the governor to assist in effective repairs on the Camp – Alabata Road, leading to the University, to facilitate vehicular movements to and fro the University during the convocation ceremonies.Responding, Senator Amosun appreciated the University Management for the visit, assuring that the state government would try its best to participate in the convocation ceremonies and also assist in fixing the bad road. The governor equally commended the University for having a stable academic calendar. On the Acting Vice-Chancellor’s team were the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic), Professor Oluyemisi Eromosele; representative of the Registrar and the immediate past Acting Registrar, Dr. (Mrs.) Linda Onwuka; Acting Bursar, Mrs. Oluremi Oyewunmi and the University Librarian, Dr. Mulikat Salaam. Others were the Chairman, Ceremonials Committee, Professor Biodun Badmus and the Deputy Registrar II, Office of the Vice-Chancellor, Mrs. Oluwatoyin Dawodu. The Acting Vice-Chancellor presented packs of FUNAAB food hampers to the governor, to showcase some of the research products of the University.