As part of the routes to promoting peaceful and inclusive societies for  sustainable development, providing accountable and inclusive institutions  at all levels, Landmark University is committed to a vibrant Student Council  for strong leadership and better representation. 

On the 3rd of August, 2022, members of management and students  converged at the International Conference Centre to appreciate outgoing  student council members of the 2021/2022 session while reinstating new  members for the 2022/2023 academic session. 

As it is the custom of the University, the double barrelled event kick-started with an opening prayer led by the sub-dean student affairs, Mr Ibitoye. 

The dean student affairs, Dr Rasaq Animashaun unveiled the purpose of  gathering as the time set aside to appreciate the meritorious service of  students’ council in the past 11 months as well as the inauguration of the  incoming council.  

Remarks rolled in succession. First by the Registrar who was represented  by Director Financial Services, Mr Christopher Fatiregun in his speech, he  stressed that the peak is dangerous if the rules are not obeyed. The rules in  this context he said, are contained the Bible-the word of God and the  University core values. He warned against allowing anyone to corrupt their  thoughts and the privileges of offices. To the outgoing executives, opined  that having gotten to a comfort season, steadfastness is needed so that their 

expectation of prominence will not be cut off. 

The vice chancellor, Prof. Charity Aremu took the floor, expressing  overwhelming joy because of the platform availed students to exhibit their  God given potentials. She appreciated the outgoing members for proofing  themselves worthy of the assignment to which they were chosen and 

enjoined them to keep improving their leadership capacities as academic  transcripts is not all that open doors. She conveyed eagerness to receiving  the goodnews of their impact in the world of works. Prof. Charity Aremu enjoined incoming executives to place before them the vision of the  university and welfare of Kings and Queens. While encouraging them ride 

on the wings of past council members for tutelage, she pledged the  availability of the management for guidance. She concluded using the  efficacy of a stick of broom compared to a bunch in illustrating the power  of unity and team work. 

The University Secretary, Pastor Fredrick Agahowa reiterated the height of  importance the management accrues to student council. He therefore,  mentioned transparency, accountability, performance, excellence, character, integrity and humility as the core of their operation as no  misbehaviours will be condoned. To aid performance, he pointed out the  need get available data and task each other to help reduce student  disciplinary cases by helping them to align and escape penalties. 

In speeches by some outgoing executives, each of them took time to  appreciate all members of management for their various contributions in  aiding smooth operations. They also had the privilege of reliving memories  as well sharing helpful nuggets for an impactful student leadership.  

Commendation letters were presented to all outgoing executives and the  incoming executives were presented. The inauguration process was  coordinated by the Registrar represented by Director, Financial services as  he took new executives through the swearing in oath of allegiance of office.  Thereafter, the vice chancellor, presented Landmark University Student  Council Guidelines to the Chairman- Oshoba Adeolu Elijah. 

The new chairman student council, Oshoba Adeolu Elijah gave in his  acceptance speech said he and the team are willing to embark on this  journey of servant-leadership. While craving the support and cooperation  of team members, he added that they will give their best to seeing a  wholesome character been built in students. 

The University Chaplain, Pastor Oluwatimilehin Omotunbi charged the  new executives to always put God first if they want to remain first in life  and never play down the place of spirituality. Stressing that while they  pursue career they must have the determination to make their lives count  for God. He gave his pastoral blessing. The event was rounded off with a  closing payer said by the University Secretary, Pastor Fredrick Agahowa. 

A total of 36 students were inaugurated to fill various positions for student  council which include:

Hall Representatives, College Representatives, Student Revolution Officers,  Public Relations Officer, Assistant Public Relations Officers, Assistant  Financial Secretary, Financial Secretary, Assistant General Secretary,  General Secretary, Sports Secretaries, Community Development Officers,  Welfare Secretaries, Press Secretary, Assistant Student Chaplains, Student  Chaplains, Revolutionary Squad Commandants, Vice Chair persons and  Chairperson.