The Government of Osun State has clarified that Dr Folorunso Alakija remains the Chancellor of Osun State University after the dissolution of the Governing Council of the University.
This was disclosed in press statement issued on Sunday night, signed by spokesperson to Osun Governor, Mallam Olawale Rasheed, which reads:
“The State Government opined that the dissolution of the Governing Council does not affect the position of Dr Alakija who is contributing immensely to the growth and development of the University.
According to the confirmation statement, it stressed further that the position of the Chancellor is not part of the Governing Council and so the dissolution of the Council has nothing to do with the Chancellor.
“The Government, further notes with deep appreciation the ongoing multiple support from Dr Alakija to the infrastructural growth of the University. The State values her selfless, humanitarian and philanthropic assistance to the human, physical and academic development of the university.