Bowen University Iwo, has donated an 18–seater Toyota Hiace to the traditional council of Oluwo of land Iwo, His Majesty, Oba Abdurrosheed Adewale Akanbi, (Telu I) to boost their social and political activities in the town.
During the official presentation of the Bus to Oluwo in Council, held at Oluwo palace on Monday, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the university, Professor John Akande who led the university team for the donation, stated that the university is indebted to Iwo community members for their support towards the peace and progress of the institution since inception. He also commended the king for his remarkable moral support for the university’s sustenance, as he prayed that the King would live long on his father’s throne.
He said: “ our social services to Iwo community and its environ is a progressive activity. The university will continue to identify the needs of this community where our impact will be felt for the progress of the city . Often, the council meet to overview the needs of this community and find means to contribute our quota for the peace and progress of the ancient city.
Receiving the bus on behalf of Oluwo, , the Oloya of Iwoland, High Chief Moses Ajao commended the institution for its gift and other series of community services it has committed self for the development of Iwo land since its establishment
He said: “This bus donation is a welcome development in the history of the land of recent time. The Oluwo in Council will ever appreciate the university for its good gesture towards the progress of the land. Indeed, this university is living up to its expectation. We pray that God will bless the institution to do more for the land and for our Royal Father,”.