Osinbajo Renames Federal University, Oye Ekiti Fuoye To Adeyinka Adebayo University
Osinbajo Renames Federal University, Oye Ekiti FUOYE To Adeyinka Adebayo University
In what was the burial procession of the former Governor of Old Western State, General Adeyinka Adebayo the acting president Osinabajo turned it into a another moment to honour and immortalize the late general.
Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, who announced this in Iyin-Ekiti, which was both the country home of the general and location for the funeral service for the late General, said this was in recognition of the life and his contributions to the unity and development of Nigeria.
Important dignitaries that graced the the occasion were the Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose: Secretary, Yoruba Council of Elders, Dr Kunle Olajide: former Registrar of the West African Examinations Council (WAEC), Chief Olu Ajayi: President of Ekitiparapo in Lagos, Chief Esan Ogunleye: former House of Representatives member, Hon Opeyemi Bamidele and and National Assembly member Hon Akin Awodumila among others.
Osinbajo, who delivered President Muhammadu Buhari’s oration at the funeral service, described General Adebayo as an officer and a gentleman indeed, saying his “his military trajectory was in a way a lesson in Nigeria’s history.”
In his speech the Osinbajo described the naming of Adeyinka Adebayo Federal University in Oye-Ekiti was one of the ways Nigeria would appreciate his contributions to the country and immortalise him.
In procession that could turn for more tears the late Governor was graced with honour as Osinbajo Renames Federal University, Oye Ekiti FUOYE To Adeyinka Adebayo University
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