Achievers University, Owo, on Monday commenced its staff school comprising of creche, nursery and primary school.
The colorful event was witnessed by notable chiefs in Owo and the management team led by the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Samuel Aje and Registrar, Revd Canon Bayode Oladimeji.
Speaking at the venue of the inauguration, the Founder and Pro-Chancellor of the University, Hon. Dr Bode Ayorinde, harped on the need to recruit teachers that are capable and competent on delivering the institution’s core mandate.
Ayorinde stated that the building isn’t the school but the quality of education that would be churned out at the school.
He congratulated Oba Bamise, the Alale of Idasen, where the University is located.
The legal practitioner noted that the school’s inauguration, is a step towards achieving the big goal, a secondary school in the near future.
Earlier, the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Aje, appreciated Dr Ayorinde for making it a reality to establish the staff school.
He said, he had always wish that a staff school exist, which can provide a foundational platform for the University at large.
Also, the Dean, Student Affairs, Dr Taiwo Adenegan, in a short exhortation taken from Exodus 2 vs 7, observed how Prophet Moses was nursed into adulthood by a nursing mother, who though happened to be his biological mother, was not known to many.
Adenegan urged the pioneer teachers to see themselves as nursing mothers, who had been tasked on building the future generation.
There were goodwill messages from the Alale of Idasen land, Oba Bamise; Chairman, Friends Of Achievers, Alhaji Raheem Disu-Sule; Elder S.S. Adenegan; Dean, Postgraduate School, Prof. S. O. Oyewole and others.