Oyinsan Takes Over as Pan-Atlantic University Alumni President
By Modupe Gbadeyanka
A renowned broadcaster and media personality, Mr Gbemileke Oscar Oyinsan, has become the new president of the Pan-Atlantic University Alumni Association (PAUAA).
Mr Oyinsan assured he and his team would promote the aims and objectives of the university and forge stronger links among the alumni and administrators of the foremost citadel of knowledge.
“The focus of these new executives under my leadership is to ensure that the alumni stay connected and engaged through strategic execution of events and programmes that bring value,” he stated.
The show host reiterated that the PAU over the years has earned a well-deserved reputation, locally and internationally, as an institution that provides world-class education, and this is the propelling force for the association.
Mr Oyinsan will be assisted in driving the next phase of growth of the group by Onyebuchi Odianjo, who has been elected as vice president, while a prolific film producer, Ms Fumnanya Ochei, is the secretary of the group.
The Head of Corporate Communications at Ecobank Nigeria, Mr Austen Osokpor, was elected as the Head of the Communications & PR Committee of the association, while Efeturi Doghudje will serve as the Head of the Membership Committee.
Further, Yusuf Oladejo is the Head of the Alumni Chapters Committee, Ginika Frank-Durugbor is the Head of the Partnerships and Events Committee, and Stella Uwaechue is the Head of the Finance and Fund Raising News Committee, with Isioma Elumah chosen as the Head of Young Alumni Committee.
In addition, Barinedum “Barry” Agara is the Head of the Innovation Committee, while Opeyemi Olaleye of OP Africa will oversee the affairs of all committee heads and ensure the optimisation of efforts by its members for PAUAA.
Receiving the new executives, the Chief Operating Officer of Pan Atlantic University, Mr Peter Bamkole, said the institution prides itself as an entity helping to form competent and committed professionals as its contribution towards a better society in Nigeria and Africa at large.
“We seek, by deliberate design of our programmes, to inculcate and groom the entrepreneurial spirit in our students.
“The university aims at nurturing individuals who are professionally competent, creative, and enterprising for the common good, and can make free and morally upright decisions, and thus act as positive agents of change in service to society,” he stated.