Yesterday, the Alumni delegation joined friends and family of the emeritus President, University of Lagos Alumni Association, Mr. Gbolahan Karounwi Olufon as he marks his 77th Birthday.
The team which was led by National Vice President 2, Hon. Bala Abdul had National Publicity Secretary, Mrs. Regina Chris-Ogbodo, National Internal Auditor, Mr. Owoeye Abayomi, Executive Secretary, Alumni Secretariat, Mrs. Yetunde Abatan, Alumni Relations Manager, Mr. Seun Badejo, Administrative Officer, Ms. Emem Ukpong and Digital Media Officer, Mr. Jeremiah Olatinwo.
A bit of history here, for some who don’t know, Mr. Gbolahan Olufon was the first Company Secretary of CHASE Merchant Bank, Nigeria’s first Merchant Bank, where he rose to become it’s General Manager (Legal). He is the 5th President, UNILAG ALUMNI Association. He led the association between 1982 and 1984 and his administration was the first to donate the sum of N.1million (One hundred thousand naira) to the University. That is $200,000 (N122,000,000) in today’s money.
On behalf of the National President (worldwide), Dr John Momoh, OON, NPOM, the Board of Trustees, the National Executive Committee and all Akokites across the world, we say a big congratulations and Happy Birthday to Baba Olufon.