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Young Nigerian Celebrates as he Emerges Vice Chancellor of Bowen University

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A student of Bowen University, Olasubomi Olopade, has celebrated a historic feat after becoming a day Vice Chancellor (VC) of the institution.

The young man took to his LinkedIn page to share some adorable photos after winning the contest that gave him the VC position.

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Olopade assumed the position of vice chancellor on Wednesday, June 16, after winning the A Day Vice Chancellor contest.

He shared the news on LinkedIn:

”Wednesday, 16th of June, 2021 was a significant day in my life and in the life of Bowen University I was privileged to be the Vice Chancellor of Great Bowen University for the day, having won the A Day Vice Chancellor contest. The process involved registration, cognitive assessment tests and PowerPoint presentation on an alumni and a final election for the top three.

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I wasn’t alone as I was assisted by my two Deputy Vice Chancellors, Ibukunoluwa Areo and James Joshua. Together and collaboratively we administered the running of the University.

These pictures tell a story. I started my day with a special breakfast, guard inspection, assumption at the office, presided over Batch B matriculation ceremony, addressed the congregant of students and staff. Thereafter I had T.V, radio and newspaper interviews.

Meetings with Principal officers also followed. Thereafter, I paid courtesy visits to statutory places and Directorates of the University and I penned my signatures to a plethora of documents involving funds disbursement.

I rounded my day at 9pm, having had a meeting with the Student Body and a few guests who came beckoning on their Vice Chancellor.

I wouldn’t have done this without the help of God, Parents, friends, and tagged mentors whose constant admonitions has kept me going. Specifically, I am grateful to my alumni mentor, Onyinye Enyioha whose help and support enabled my access to the finals…”

Image courtesy of Seunmanuel Faleye - ApplesBite International Magazine
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