YABATECH Alumni Election: BOT Appoints Makinde As Electoral Chairman, Preaches Credibility, Fairness


The Board of Trustees (BOTs), Yaba College of Technology Alumni Association, Yaba, Lagos has appointed Mr. Tunji Makinde as the Alumni Electoral Committee Chairman, while the Editor-in-Chief of Afrikanwatch Network, Mark Orgu, as its Secretary.

A letter sent to the duo, and others, titled: Appointment into Yabatech Alumni Election Committee 2023, reads:

“It is my pleasure to inform you that the Board of Trustees has considered and approved your appointment as a member of the Election Committee to conduct the election of officers into the National Executive Council of the Association. Please note that by this appointment, the Board proposes a lot of confidence in you and other members of the Committee to conduct a free and fair election for the Association”.

The letter however captured the names of the committee, as Mr. Tunji Makinde, Chairman, C. M. Orgu, Secretary.

Others are, Adesegun Sule Koiki, Niyi Osibemekun, Olanrewaju Moroundiya, Mrs. Toun Aderele, Mrs Blessing Okoro, Ita Bassey, Ayo Dada, Kayode Ashiwaju Dada, Ogunbanjo Abimbola Yussuf.

The BOT through its Secretary, Barr. (Mrs) Clara Adetuyi advised the committee to ensure inclusiveness and open-mindedness while working with the election guidelines already approved by the board and come out with the election timetable and other necessary groundwork to conduct a free and acceptable election within 60 days from the date of announcement of the election timetable to members.

In another development, the Committee was officially inaugurated via Whatsapp online video call led by the chairman of the Board, Wing Comdr, S.O. Ajayi, Retd, who admonished the Committee to ensure creditability, professionalism, and fairness to all contestants, which was corroborated by other members of the Board, Prof. Afolabi Lasisi, Pa. Jerome Elaiho, Barr. Adetuyi, even as Mr. Makinde assured the board of inclusiveness and thoroughbred election with the already approved guidelines.

He, however, thanked the BOTs, while reassuring the Commitment and ability of the committee to work within the timeframe and pull out other measures that will enable potential candidates to obtain form.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here