The Nation’s Premier and the Preferred University of Education, Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijagun has described the Institution’s first Chancellor, Late Brigadier General Adetunji Idowu Olurin as a selfless and caring man, who gave his best to ensure that the world remained a peaceful place for all to live.
The Acting Vice-Chancellor, Prof Wole Banjo made these remarks recently while commenting on the demise of the Institution’s former Chancellor and Field Commander of ECOMOG Peacekeeping Force in Liberia.
“The late Brigadier General displayed exemplary qualities while he held the office of the first Chancellor here at TASUED. He was a fine officer, gentleman and a father indeed to us as he played a major role in laying a solid foundation for the University. He would surely be missed”, Prof Banjo noted.
He further added that the late statesman was a highly principled leader who impacted greatly on the principles of hard work, discipline and uniqueness TASUED is known for.
The former Chancellor was a one-me Military Governor of the old Oyo State and Ex. Administrator of Ekiti State.
Late Brigadier General Adetunji Olurin was appointed as the first Chancellor of the University on Wednesday 29th November 2006.