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CBT MAKE-UP EXAMINATION LIST AND SCHEDULE

Focused Unilorites,

We are pleased to announce that the approved list of candidates for the 2019/2020 CBT make-up examination is out.

All concerned students are hereby enjoined to consult the make-up list in order to confirm their invitation. The examination is expected to hold as scheduled below:

Date: Monday; 12th July, 2021
Venue: CBT Centre, University of Ilorin
Time: 8:00am

Note: Only CBT courses will be done at the CBT Centre

For further information, contact: 08132474154, 08032183783
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TRANSPORT VOLUNTEERS SCREENING EXERCISE

This is to inform all registered intending volunteers of the Students' Union Transport Scheme that screening would come up as scheduled below:

Date: Saturday; 26th June, 2021
Time: 10:00am
Venue: Student Union Building

It is however imperative that all intending volunteers are present because only available ones would be considered for final shortlisting.

For more enquires, please call:
Ajayi: 08136621412
Comson: 09021247693
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MATTERS ARISING: OLD COLLEGE FAULTY GENERATOR

We are aware of the faulty state of the generator that powers the old college which is due to a major fault in the generator batteries. This has resulted in the current lack of electricity and consequential lack of water.

As a People Focused administration, the Welfare Secretary (COHS) paid several visits to the generator house and ensured the Director of works department and Provost of College of Health Sciences are made aware of the situation on ground.

We hereby plead with our dear colleagues to be patient as we are fully in the struggle to restore the generator back to its normal state.

Your welfare remains our utmost priority...
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HOSTEL ALLOCATION: BEWARE OF SCAMMERS

It's been brought to our notice, the actions of some unscrupulous elements who are posing themselves as Officials of the Student Affairs Unit in order to scam students under the guise of School-owned hostel allocation. These set of people still went ahead to send mails to students in the name of the University in order to lure them to pay into their bank account.

Be informed that University of Ilorin hostel allocation is done on Undergraduate portal through balloting process and not through payment into any bank account.

We hereby urge all fresh and returning students to kindly disregard any information being sent to them that they should pay for hostel allocation.

As a union, we are committed to bridging the gap of information between the school management and the students. Hence, be rest assured that we would always make available to you timely, credible and reliable information as regards hostel allocation and other developments.

Finally, be ensured that your well-being as students remain our utmost concern as a people focused administration.
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STEWARDSHIP PROGRAMME

Focused Unilorites,

This is to inform you that the president of the Students' Union, Taofik Waliu (OMOLUABI), General Secretary, Adeleye Isaac (MR. EXCELLENT) and the Public Relations Officer, Olabode Stephen (O' SMART) are going to be live on STEWARDSHIP PROGRAMME today at Unilorin Radio 89.3FM by 4:00pm.

Matters regarding resumption, hostel, transportation and academic matters will be discussed at the programme.

We urge every Unilorites to join the discussion as you can also call to ask question(s) while the program is on.
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OFFICIAL COURTESY VISITS

In continuation of our familiarization visit to different units of the University, the leadership of the People Focused Administration visited the University Library where we were received by the University Librarian and other staffs of the Library.

The Librarian, Professor Abdulwahab Olanrewaju Issa expressed that he was delighted to have received the Union leaders. He made known to the officials, the new innovations and facilities of the library as well as the numerous opportunities it provides for both students and staffs of the University.

He further reiterated the need for students to regularly visit the library in their pursuit for knowledge.

Also, all agitations of students especially final year clearance process were discussed and the librarian assured that all complaints have been duly noted and very soon, they would be a thing of the past.

University Health Centre
The leadership of the People Focused Administration also visited the Director of the University Health Services, Dr. Rasheed Odunola earlier today in his office. The Director while receiving the leadership of the union promised his maximum support and equally requested for the cooperation of the administration in order to solve every problem associated with service delivery of the Unit to the student populace.

Other places visited so far by the administration includes, the University Security Unit, DVC Academics, DVC Management Services, Counselling Unit and the Directorate of Corporate Affairs.
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HAPPY RESUMPTION TO ALL FRESH AND RETURNING STUDENTS

The People Focused administration warmly welcome all newly admitted and returning students back on campus. Specially, we congratulate all fresh students who made it through the 'thick and thin' of the admission process.

We enjoin all fresh students to strictly adhere to all instructions guiding the registration process as they are prerequisites to becoming bonafide students of the better by far University.

Count it as a rare privilege to have scaled through the hurdles of the admission process into the better by far University as we encourage you to put in your best in order to be found worthy in character and learning at the end.

The Students' Union, as body of all students in this citadel of learning is responsible for the handling of matters relating to the general welfare of all students, promotion of academic excellence amongst our members, and also ensuring information dissemination to all Unilorites.

Focused Unilorites, be ensured that this administration is with you in the struggle to attain academic excellence. Hence, we are always readily available to attend to your yearnings, constructive criticsm and complaints.

Once again, we welcome you all!
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SU OFFICIALS ON A VISIT TO THE NIGERIA POLICE FORCE

On friday; 11th June, 2021, the leadership of the Students' Union paid a courtesy visit to the Nigeria Police Force F' Division, Tanke, Ilorin.

The team which was led by the President, TAOFIK Waliu Opeyemi was warmly received by the DPO at his office for a tête à tête discussion.

The subjects of discourse ranged from security of lives and properties of all Unilorites both on and off campus to ensuring harmonious relationship between the Union and the police force ahead of the looming resumption.

The DPO, in his words congratulated the Union officials on their inauguration and also promised to strengthen the existing relationship between the Police, University of Ilorin and the Students' Union.

On the 'murder' case of late Miss Olajide Blessing, he equally gave assurance that thorough investigation is still ongoing in order to unveil the mystery behind the despicable act and that the outcome would be made public as soon as it is completed.

Other members of the visitation team were; Badru Haneefah (VP, Main Campus), Adeleye Isaac (General Secretary), Ajayi John Akinwale (Welfare Secretary, Main Campus) and Olabode Stephen (Public Relations Officer).
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COHS HOSTEL ALLOCATION AND RENAMING OF OLD COLLEGE HOSTEL BLOCKS

This is to notify COHS students that hostel allocation for school-owned hostels in COHS would also be done on the school portal as it is being done for hostels on Main Campus. All necessary information as regards the hostel allocation process would be communicated in due time.

In the same vein, be equally informed that names of blocks in the old college hostels have been changed. The changes are as follows:

Former:
Female Hostel - A, B, C, D, G and H
Male Hostel - E and F

New:
Female - A, B, C, D, E and F
Male - A and B

NB: There'd be a MALE 'A' block and a FEMALE 'A' block, also MALE 'B' block and a FEMALE 'B' block. The structure remains but the name differs.


Be reminded that resumption date for fresh students and returning students remain June 14th and 28th, 2021 respectively. We wish all Collegiates the best as we prepare for resumption.
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CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS

As part of our plans to combat the transportation issues on campus, we have decided to ensure a well structured transportation scheme on campus.

In lieu of this, we are pleased to inform all Unilorites that the application to serve as a volunteer of the Students Union Transport Scheme is now open. We implore every interested person to apply by filling the application form via the link below:

https://forms.gle/5v4paNeFXYfrBYp39

Registration starts: Friday; 11th June, 2021
Registration ends: Tuesday; 15th June, 2021

Only shortlisted applicants would called for interview and training.
NB: volunteers are however entitled to privileges and incentives.
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UNILORIN NYSC 2021 BATCH B: NEWLY APPROVED DUMMY LIST

This is to announce that the University Senate has approved the new NYSC Dummy Mobilization List strictly for those who had First semester issue (spillover or graduates from college of health sciences and remobilisation cases).

All that concerns are advised to confirm the correctness of the following:

- Matric Number
- Spelling of names
- Jamb registration number
- Course and class of degree
- State of origin

For correction, you are to forward your complaints in the format below:

Name:
Matric No:
Complaint:

Forward all complaints to [email protected] between Friday 11th to Sunday 13th, June 2021

The prospective Corp members in this category should join the group via the link below:

https://t.me/joinchat/UdL3TQ8sJIsYhF2c

Kindly share with all finalists.
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SAY NO TO SUICIDE

The People Focused Administration is aware of the reactions of our dear students regarding the recent uploading of results which has led to different cases of depression and even a suicidal attempt that was foiled due to our prompt responsiveness and divine intervention.

Focused Unilorites, tough times don't last, tough people do. Therefore, we encourage everyone that is facing a tough time with his/her result to express their yearnings to their respective level advisers and HODs for guidance and way forward instead of resorting to locking up into depression or suicidal thoughts.

Note that a problem shared is a problem solved. So, if any student is facing any challenge or wants to confide in anyone, he/she should feel free to reach out to:

• Omoluabi: 0906 129 9822 (President)
• Ajayi: 0813 662 1412 (Welfare Secretary, PS)
• Okoro: 0706 879 9206 (Welfare Secretary, COHS)
• Unilorin Counselling Unit:
0803 439 2731

Be rest assured that as a Union, we are not only with you in the struggle but we are also doing everything within our capacity to channel your agitations to appropriate quarters for prompt action as positive results will be unveiled soonest.

#SayNoToSuicide
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APPRECIATION MESSAGE

With sober reflection, Unilorites, friends and family members of late Olajide Blessing Omowumi gathered for the Candle Light Procession which was held earlier today on campus in order to commemorate the 7th day of her unfortunate demise.

It is in lieu of this that the entire officials of the People Focused administration appreciate all Unilorites, the Sub-dean of Student Affairs Unit, officials of the security Unit, family members and friends of the deceased for coming around to pay the last respect.

We hereby enjoin every Unilorites to remain calm as we study the investigation process closely in a bid to ensure that justice is attained.
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RE: #JUSTICEFORBLESSING: CANDLE LIGHT PROCESSION

CHANGE IN SCHEDULE

We are pleased to inform you that the Candle Light Procession for late Miss Blessing which was earlier scheduled to hold tomorrow by 7:00pm has been rescheduled as follows:

Date: Wednesday; June 9, 2021
Time: 5:30pm
Convergence Point: Students' Union Building
Dress code: Black on Black

We enjoin every available students to come en masse in order to honour our departed colleague as it marks the seventh day of her sudden demise.

NB: All interested participants should please come with their candles, nose masks and ID cards
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#JUSTICEFORBLESSING: CANDLE LIGHT PROCESSION

Focused Unilorites,

The leadership of the Students' Union through the office of the Vice President (PS) hereby organize a Candle Light Procession in honour of late Miss Olajide Blessing, a 300L Agriculture student who was murdered on Wednesday; June 2, 2021 by unidentified evil doers.

The event is scheduled as follows:

Date: Wednesday; June 9, 2021
Time: 7:00pm prompt
Convergence Point: School Park
Dress Code: Black on black

Be informed that thorough investigation is still ongoing by the Police in order to nab the culprit(s). And as a Union, we are not going to rest on our oars in the struggle to attain justice for late Miss Blessing.

Ultimately, we enjoin all Unilorites to remain focused and be security conscious always.

NB: all interested participants should please come with their candles, nose masks and ID cards.

Thank you!
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PEOPLE FOCUSED ADMINISTRATION: THE JOURNEY BEGINS!

Focused Unilorites,

Firstly, we appreciate the Almighty God for bestowing on us the opportunity to be inaugurated as the 34th set of Executives of this prosperous Union, on this great occasion which marks a watershed in the history of our Union.

Focused Unilorites, it is indeed noteworthy that, by your legitimacy, you have handed the wheels of our Union's ship to us as newly inaugurated executives. We appreciate the honour, privilege and trust reposed in us. Be rest assured that the Union is in safe hands as we would remain people focused.

It is without gainsaying that the success of any administration depends on the quality of leadership. To actualize the People Focused Agenda, we promise to sustain good leadership and showcase a responsible administration.

As we resume officially to work today, we are adequately and readily prepared to deliver the People Focused mandate to all Unilorites. We hereby solicit for overwhelming support and firm contributions from all quarters to ensure a successful delivery of this mandate.

Thank you!
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JUSTICE FOR BLESSING

Focused Unilorites,

We are so sad to have received the news about the death of one our colleagues, Olajide Blessing, a 300 level student of Faculty of Agriculture who was raped and gruesomely murdered on the eve of Wednesday; June 2, 2021.

We use this opportunity to condemn this despicable act. As a Union, we will embark on a visit to the family and friends of the deceased to convey our condolence messages on behalf of all Unilorites and we pray that God grant the family, friends and all Unilorites fortitude to bear this unfortunate and irreparable loss.

The issue has been taken up by the law enforcement agency and a robust investigation has commenced to ensure that justice is attained for Blessing. We urge every Unilorites that have vital information regarding this incident to visit the nearest police station for proper briefings to aid the investigation process and help nip the perpetrators in the buds as we assure you of maximum safety.

We plead with all fellow colleagues to remain calm while being security conscious to allow police conduct their investigation. Be rest assured that we are part of the process and will not rest until justice is secured.
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Passionate Unilorites,

INAUGURATION OF NEW EXCOS AND INFORMATION ON LIBRARY CLEARANCE

It has come to that point in the session where the baton of leadership is passed to a new set of Student Union leaders. We have been at the helm of affairs for about 2 years and we have relentlessly committed our efforts to the betterment and rebranding of the value system in the University of Ilorin.

It is on this note that we wish invite the entire students populace to the Handing Over and Inauguration of the new Student Union Executives scheduled to hold by 9 a. m. this morning, at the University Main Auditorium. We wish the incoming administration a successful stay at the Kaduna Nzeogwu Building.

We also seize this opportunity to inform Final Year Students that the Library clearance has been structured as below:

1. Students can submit their clearance forms at the Library between 8 am to 10am everyday, and,

2. Students who have submitted should go for the collection between 1pm to 3pm the following day.

All students who have earlier submitted their clearance should go for the collection between 1pm to 3pm today. We apologize for the complexity of the clearance exercise and we are sure this new structure would address and reduce the stress of our prestigious soon-to-be alumni.

We wish all members of our Union success in all their endeavors. After the Union, we may rest!
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