ANNIVERSARY 2015

FOSA TICKETFOSA LOGOWith due respect and regard, we FOSA formally invites you to our annual Day Celebration and Launching of our almanac which has been slated for 2nd January, 2015. Venue- OKUNMO TOWN HALl. Time; 10.00am.

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GOOD DAY FOSAITES

“Normality is Essence of life” If we
become too Emotional Its hard to lead life.
& if we become too Practical its tough to respect relations Have a
good day FOSAITES.

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Citation of Professor Igbekele Ajibefun, Vice Chancellor, Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Ondo State, Nigeria.

Professor Amos Igbekele Ajibefun, First
Class Scholar, erudite academic of
international repute, seasoned and
award-winning administrator,
consummate achiever and the new Vice
Chancellor of Adekunle Ajasin University,
a 21st Century University, properly called,
was born in Ode-Irele, in Irele Local
Government Area of Ondo State, Nigeria,
on July 28, 1964.
Professor Ajibefun had his elementary
education at Methodist Primary School,
Gbeleju Loda, Ode-Irele, from 1971-1977.
He attended United Grammar School,
Ode-Irele, Ondo State, from 1979-1983.
He gained admission to the Federal
University of Technology, Akure, Ondo
State, in 1985 and graduated with First
Class Honours in Farm Management and
Extension and on top of his class in 1990.
Professor Ajibefun received a Master of
Science in Agricultural Economics in 1992
at the University of Ibadan and a Ph.D. in
Agricultural Economics at the Federal
University of Technology, Akure, in 1999.
A consummate academic, Professor
Ajibefun has had 21 years in teaching, his
love and the only profession he has
known all his life. He began his teaching
career as an Assistant Lecturer in the
Department of Agricultural Economics
and Extension at the Federal University of
Technology, Akure, in 1993 and rose
through the ranks to become a full
Professor on October 1, 2009.
At the Federal University of Technology,
Akure, Professor Ajibefun held several
administrative positions and membership
of Committees, including being
Coordinator, Postgraduate Diploma
Programme in Agricultural Economics
and Extension, and Head of Department,
Department of Agricultural Economics
and Extension, Member of Senate;
Member, Senate Curriculum Committee;
Member, Computer Resource Center; and
Chairman, Faculty Examinations
Committee.
Professor Ajibefun was appointed Rector,
Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo, Ondo State,
in November 2010, a position he held
until his appointment as the Vice
Chancellor, Adekunle Ajasin University,
Akungba Akoko, Ondo State, on January
5, 2015.
While in the saddle at Rufus Giwa
Polytechnic, Professor Ajibefun engaged
in huge and unprecedented infrastructural
and academic transformation of the
institution. He facilitated and executed
over 30 projects, including 1, 800-seater
auditorium, Information and
Communication Technology Building
(ICT), Students’ Union Building; a storey
Block of Offices and Classrooms for
Faculty of Applied Sciences; Classrooms
and Offices for Faculty of Applied
Sciences; 3-Storey Rectory Office Block;
800-Seater Auditorium; a Block of Staff
Secondary School Classroom; Rector’s
Lodge, Deputy Rector’s Lodge; Registrar’s
Lodge; Bursar’s Lodge; Librarian’s Lodge,
Block of Offices for the Continuing
Education Centre, Central Laboratory for
Environmental Studies, water factory,
among others.
He also embarked on rapid
transformation and deepening of the
academic integrity of the polytechnic,
including facilitating collaborations and
linkages with 14 local and international
institutions.
During Professor Ajibefun’s tenure as
Rector, Rufus Giwa Polytechnic was
ranked by an international body, the
United States Transparency International
Standards, USTIS, as the Best State
Polytechnic in Nigeria.
An international academic, professor
Ajibefun has won over 14 foreign/local
research fellowships and grants,
including those from the Alexander von
Humboldt Foundation, Germany; African
Economic Research Consortium (AERC)
Nairobi, Kenya; the Japan Foundation,
among others.
Professor Ajibefun has attended
numerous foreign trainings and had
academic experiences, including those at
the Galilee International Management
Institute, Israel; Leibniz Centre for
Agricultural Landscape and Land Use
Research, Germany; University of New
England, Armidale, Australia, Kyoto
University, Kyoto, Japan. He has received
over 15 leadership awards in recognition
of his leadership capabilities.
He is also a consultant to several
international and local bodies, including
the World Bank, Forum for Agriculture in
Africa (FARA), International Water
Management Institute (IWMI), USAID, etc.
Professor Ajibefun has written 70
academic publications and supervised
several postgraduate students.
Professor Ajibefun’s sterling
administrative achievements have earned
him numerous distinctions, including a
Letter of Commendation from the
Proprietor of Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, the
Ondo State Government, for delivering
good governance, academic integrity and
for judicious use of available resources
for massive physical and capital
development in the institution during his
tenure as Rector; Letter of Commendation
from the Federal University of Technology,
Akure, etc.
Professor Ajibefun is a member of
professional bodies. These include
European Society for Soil Conservation
(ESSC), International Association for
Agricultural Economists (IAAE), African
Economic Research Consortium (AERC)
Network; Asian Society of Agricultural
Economists (ASAE), Nigerian Economic
Society, Nigerian Participatory Rural
Appraisal Network (NIPRANET) and
Conference of Heads of Polytechnics in
Nigeria.

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Campus Latest News

POST UTME SCREENING FOR
2015/2016 ADMISSION EXERCISE
This is to inform all UTME and Direct
Entry candidates who applied for
admission into Adekunle Ajasin
University, Akungba-Akoko, Ondo State
for the 2015/2016 academic session that
the POST UTME Screening Exercise will
hold from 10th-15th August, 2015 at the
CBT Centre, University campus.
Candidates eligible for the screening are:
those who made Adekunle Ajasin
University, Akungba-Akoko their first
choice of University in the 2015/2016
UTME and have scored 180 and above
Direct Entry candidates who chose the
University.
Payment & Registration Procedure
Candidates are to register on-line on the
University’s website at
putme.aaua.edu.ng (the only official
website of the University) between 13th
July and 31st of July, 2015.
Candidates are to pay the sum of Five
thousand Naira (N5, 000.00) only
covering:
1) Administrative charges
-2,000.00
2) On-line Application and results
checking -2,000.00
3) Sample past questions (online)
-1,000.00
Total
5,000.00
at any branch of the banks listed below
via eTRANSACT.
1) Enterprise Bank
2) Keystone Bank
3) Skye Bank
4) Access Bank
5) First Bank
6) Wema Bank
7) Zenith Bank
Candidates should note that they are to
collect bank-generated receipts at the
point of payment, which will contain
receipt number and confirmation code for
the on-line registration.
Guidelines and Instructions to all
Candidates
1. Candidates are requested to log on to
http://www.aaua.edu.ng , click on PUTME
application link and follow the guidelines.
2. Upload 1×1 color photograph with red
background in JEPG format
3. Preview, confirm, submit and
immediately PRINT OUT an
acknowledgment slip.
4. Candidates are to come to the
Examination Hall with the following:
(a) JAMB Registration Slip
(b) Acknowledgement Slip printed out
from the University portal.
5. Candidates should download past
questions from the University website
after Payment.
6. Please note that on-line registration for
the exercise ends at midnight on Friday,
31st July, 2015.
7. Candidates are to check the University
website after the closing of the portal
i.e.Wednesday,5th August, 2015 to print
out the details of their allotted time and
date of the Examination.
8. On arrival at the Campus on the day of
the Examination, candidates are to report
at the Olusegun Obasanjo Multipurpose
Hall for formal briefing
9. Any candidate who fails to participate
in the Screening Exercise will not be
considered for admission into the
University.
For further enquiries, please contact
PUTME Support Team through the email
address: putmehelpdesk@aaua.edu.ng.
Bamidele Olotu
Registrar

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Apply for 2015 Bursary

Application form for 2015 Prof. Ajibefun bursary form is out. An eligible Student of Okunmo can obtain this form at FOSA Secretariat.

PERSONAL DATA:
1. NAME:……………………………………….
2. SCHOOL:……………………………………
3. MATRIC NO:……………………………….
4. COURSE:…………………………………….
5. TOWN:……………………………………….
6. LOCAL GOVERNMENT:…………………
7. STATE OF ORIGIN:………………………
8. EMAIL ADD:……………………………….
9. PHONE NUMBER:……………………….
10. CGPA:…………………………………….

BANK DETAILS:
Bank name:…………………………………..
Account name:……………………………….
Account number:…………………………….

OFFICIAL USE ONLY
I recommend ………………………………….as bonafide member of FOSA and has perform his/her responsibility to the association and the community.

………………. ………………………
FOSA SEC. FOSA PRESIDENT
Sign/Date. Sign/Date

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Principal Officers

The following names are the leaders of the system;
1. PROF. IGBEKELE AJIBEFUN.. PATRON
2. MR. AJIMUDA RAPHAEL – ADVISER
3. MR. OGUNDIPE ALEXANDER. – ADVISER
4. MRS. SEJA. – MATRON
5. MRS. OJOMO. – MATRON
6. COM. AKINFIMIRIN JOHN – PRESIDENT (2007-2010)
7. COM. OLOWOMUKE OLORUNWA – IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT (2011-2013)

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About FOSA

The Federation of Okunmo Students, Association (FOSA) founded in the year 2007 under the leadership of Comrade Akinfimirin John (a.k.a Black) with other pioneer members. FOSA is a registered association under the state government of Ondo with a constitution that guide the members and the executive as a check and balance to the association. So far, FOSA has produced many graduates and scholars from various campuses in Nigeria and oversee.

AIMS AND OBJECTIVES OF FOSA
FOSA was founded in order to campaign education to all people residing in Okunmo community so that we can compete ourself with other students of neighboring community in Okitipupa Local Government Area.

1. To promote the spirit of oneness
among the students of the community.
2. To promote the fundamental human
right of the members.
3. To promote the social, political,
security, intellectual, and
activities of its members
4. To promote friendly relationship with
other students bodies in and outside
Okunmo whose aims are acceptable to the
union
5. To maintain discipline among its
members.
6. To promote cordial relationship
between the students and the leaders of the union.
7. To work for the progress and
advancement of Okunmo community

ACHIEVEMENTS SO FAR
* FOSA has been functioning since 2007 and has been piloted by different President.
* FOSA has orientate/encouraged multitude of people residing in Okunmo community in having interest to education.
* Production of modern bulletin for posting information.
* FOSA has Secretariat with mini library equipped with electronic gadgets. Such as computer sets. etc.

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FOSA EXECUTIVE FOR 2015

FOSA EXECUTIVE FOR 2015 ARE AS FOLLOWS:
1. OLANEGAN TEMITOPE. – PRESIDENT
2. OMOTOSHO JUSTINAH. – VICE PRESIDENT
3. SOBOWALE SUNDAY B. – SECRETARY
4. OLABOKUNDE ABAYOMI. – FINANCIAL SECRETARY
5. OGUNDIPE SUNMADE. – TREASURER
6. OMORIBA EMMANUEL. – P.R.O. I
7. AYEYEMI OJUETIMI. – SOCIAL DIRECTRESS
8. OGUNDIPE BODE. – P.R.O. II
9. FADENI OLANIJI. – ASST. SECRETARY.

NOTE: Our Election coming up every year.

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