Furtherance to government’s effort to boost the socio-economic development of its citizens through the Cooperative Movement, Ogun State Co-operative College, graduated 148 students in Professional and University Diploma.
The Governor of Ogun State, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, in his congratulatory message to the graduands, enjoined them to see the achievement as a means to attain greater heights, adding that while unlocking their potentials in identifying opportunities, they should contribute meaningfully to the development of the State.
Represented by the Commissioner for Regional Planning and Integration, Bashorun Adebola Adeife, Amosun reiterated government’s commitment towards advancing the cause of cooperative education in the State, as well as, ensuring that the institution delivers its mandate of skilled manpower, in order to ultimately enhance the socio-economic status of the people.
In his welcome address, the Commissioner for Community Development and Co-operatives, Hon. Gbenga Adenmosun, lauded the continuous support of the Cooperative Movement in the State and the Colleges’ activities, particularly in the payment of the affiliation fees to Olabisi Onabanjo University, monthly training for staffers among others.
Adenmosun while congratulating the graduating students enjoined them to put to use the moral and academic knowledge they have acquired and remain good ambassadors of the institute.
The Vice Chancellor, Olabisi Onabanjo University, Prof Ganiu Olatunde who was represented by Prof. John Aihonsu, in his goodwill message acknowledged the tremendous efforts of the management of the school, saying the University was proud to be associated with the College, for its strive towards excellence.
One of the graduands, Olufunke Sodipe, in her valedictory speech, appreciated their parents and guardians for the unparalleled support, as well as the lecturers for their unrelenting efforts in imparting knowledge, encouraging her colleagues to live a good life after school.