VICE CHANCELLOR INAUGURATES MEMBERS OF FRIENDS OF LASU INITIATIVE [FOLASU] COMMITTEE
The Vice Chancellor, Lagos State University, Prof. ‘Lanre Fagbohun, SAN, has inaugurated “Friends of LASU Initiative” Committee.
The brief inauguration was held on Monday, 11th February, 2019, at the Vice Chancellor’s Conference Room, Faculty of Science New Building, Main Campus, Ojo, Lagos State.
In his address the Vice Chancellor, Prof. ‘Lanre Fagbohun, SAN, charged the Committee members who were head hunted to deliver on their responsibilities with deep passion, high level of discipline and commitment to the LASU Project. He commended the duo of Mr. Olabode Akinrinmade [Principal Assistant Registrar, Exams and Records] and Mr. Stephen Fatonji [Assistant Lecturer, Broadcast Department] for being the brains behind the brilliant initiative.
Furthermore, he charged the Committee members to ensure that what they bring to the table will enhance the Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) of the University. His words “… I want to commend Mr. Akinrinmade and Mr. Fatonji, and equally members of this committee for the brilliant initiative. We have gone on a very selective head hunt to have you on board “.
The Vice Chancellor counselled the Committee members on ways to go about actualising the lofty idea, saying that the APPLICATION to be deployed for the donation must be kept simple and seamless. He urged the Committee to liaise with the Centre for Information, Press and Public Relations [CIPPR] in the area of publicity. He added that administrative and academic duties of members of staff should be carried out with passion and commitment so that our world class students will remember their stay with nostalgia after graduation. “it is only by this that our world class students would consider giving back to the University…it is only posterity that will thank this team.” The VC Said.
The Convener, Mr. Olabode Akinrinmade on behalf of the Committee Members further appreciated the Vice Chancellor for embracing the initiative. Thereafter, the Vice Chancellor inaugurated the team, as a team that will support and take LASU to the level of a World Class Institution.
The FRIENDS OF LASU INITIATIVE [FOLASU] is a vision geared towards building a global community of donors and partners for sustainable development of Lagos State University. The initiative aims to raise at least Ten Million [10M] development partners across the globe who will voluntarily donate as little as One Thousand Naira (N1,000.00 i.e. $3 - $4 dollar) or more to Lagos State University, annually. The generated fund would be solely for Infrastructural development, maintenance of facilities, staff training, students’ welfare, research, among others. Furthermore, the initiative going by the vision is to create a robust and sustainable revenue generation system for all-round development of the Institution.
TARGETED DONORS include: All LASU Staff, Families and Friends of LASU staff, Students, Parents of Lagos State University (LASU) Students, Alumni [from 1988 till date] Traders in Lagos, all industries in Lagos and its environment, Nigerians in Diaspora, general populace of Lagos, the global community, Public and Civil Servants.
MEMBERSHIP OF FRIENDS OF LASU INITIATIVE COMMITTEE ARE:
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