The Vice-Chancellor of Osun State University, Professor Labode Popoola, has charged the students’ unionist to be responsible, responsive and positive and not aim at destruction.
He said that Students’ Union leaders must have a constructive engagement with their colleagues and management of their institutions to promote enabling atmosphere for learning.
The Vice-Chancellor said during the swearing-in ceremony of the pioneer Students’ Union executives of the institution since its establishment in 2006.
The management, on November 28, constituted a delegate election for the students, which was held virtually.
However, Comrade Muideen Olanrewaju, emerged the first President of the Osun State University Students’ Union (OSUSU).
In his speech, the SU president disclosed that his administration’s agenda will focus on ensuring a peaceful academic environment/stable academic calendar in a conducive environment; ensuring an improved academic and welfare of students.
He demanded “Renovation and introduction of new buildings into other campuses of our great University so they can also feel and enjoy the taste of being in higher institution.
“Increase in the number of staff at the University Health centres and the pharmacy section should be well-stocked with drugs so that Heath delivery services will be effective.
“Today, we affirm our unity, our strength and our intellectuality as a Union. And as from today, our journey will never be the journey for the weak. But the journey in the story of the courageous, book of the bright, thoughts of the thinkers and insight of intellectuals and forever being a sincere ambassador of peace. This is the journey we will continue on today as a union,” the students’ union leader added.