THE GANI FAWEHINMI BRAND – ANNUAL COLLOQUIUM ORGANISED BY GFSC UNILAG by Femi Adeniji

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The Gani Fawehinmi Student Chambers, University of Lagos has once again proven the legacy of the Gani Fawehinmi brand at her annual colloquium which held on Friday 19th of August 2016 at the staff school hall, university of Lagos.

The annual colloquium which featured Alumni Re union, Award, and Dinner was themed:  “Sustainable Development Goals: A Roadmap To Achieving The Nigeria Dream”.

The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo ably represented by Dr. Ade Ipaye while delivering his speech made reference to the eight goals known as the millennium development goals which was as a result of confirmed statistics that the 1000 richest people in the world have greater wealth than 500 million people living  in the least develop countries of the world, similarly the three richest countries in the world has asset that exceed the combined domestic product of four least developed countries. He pointed out that this statistics is what led to the millennium development goals in year 2000. The Vice President also stated that he is proud to be a patron of the Gani Fawehinmi Student Chambers.

In an interview with the Deputy Vice Chancellor; Management Services of the University of Lagos, Professor Toyin Ogundipe, he commended that the event is an excellent one which has made his mark, he however added that seriousness, dedication, and sacrifice is needed for Nigeria to achieve the sustainable development goals.

The Head of Chambers , Mr Akinrinwa Omotayo while speaking with campus life, stated that he believed that with our commitment to the development goals, Nigeria can be taken to where it ought to be “ other develop countries where fully committed to this developmental goals, Nigeria can also move from where it is to where it ought to be with our commitment to the developmental goals”.

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