The Federal Polytechnic Offa Alumni Association held a virtual press conference on November 29, following her this year’s edition of fundraising dinner and awards scheduled to hold at Avalon Hotel, Offa, Kwara State on November 12, 2021.
Ayoade Adeyemo, national president, said that the event is targeted at raising funds for the refurbishment of the sports facilities such as the (Volleyball Court, Basketball Court, Lawn Tennis Court and Football Pitch) of the Federal Polytechnic Offa community.
Imperatively, the Fundraising Dinner and Awards will galvanise fund and feature breath-taking deliverables such as: Raise funds for the refurbishment of the Sports Facilities and Equipment, Awards to different recommended categories of stakeholders including Members, Staff and Students of Federal Polytechnic Offa, Indigenes of Offa and Erin Ile, Friends of the Institution, to mention but a few and reunion.
The fundraise projection is one hundred million naira only (N100,000,000:00k), and we believe it is achievable through a concerted effort of all stakeholders. This is a call to build and support our Alma mater especially the sports team of the Federal Polytechnic Offa towards the next Nigeria Polytechnic Games (NIPOGA). This is premised on the fact that our Alma mater can produce the next generation of sportsmen of global repute, hence, the appeal for your support and donation as well as anticipated connection with individuals and corporate organisations.
Adeyemi thanked the leadership of the institution for their unrelenting supports “The leadership of the polytechnic at different times have been helpful in the formation process, but the greatest support came during the present leadership of the Institution led by Dr. Abdullateef Ademola Olatunji, FCA. I, therefore, want to appreciate the current and past Rectors of the Institution for their support at different times and thank the entire management and staffers for their cooperation as well”.
Distinguished personalities to grace the event are Executive Governors of Kwara, Osun and Kogi States Abdul Rahman AbdulRazaq and Yayah Bello, His Royal Majesty, Oba Mufutau Muhammed Oloyede Gbadamosi (Okikiola Ajagungbade I, Esuwoye II) Oloffa of Offa, His Royal Highness Oba Abduganiyu Ajibola Ibrahim (Olusookun II) Elerin of Erin—Ile, Senator Lola Ashiru (Kwara South Senatorial District), Honourable (Engr) Tijani Kayode (Ifelodun/Offa/Oyun Federal Constituency) Governing Council Members, Dr. Lateef Ademola Olatunji, The Rector, Federal Polytechnic Offa, The Alumni in public and private sectors of national, continental and global economy, Captains of Industries, and You.