LASU holds her Annual Coconut Breaking

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Eletu Suliyat

Lagos state university ,LASU holds her annual coconut breaking day,
Today,Wednesday 13th April,2019 at ojo gate,Main Campus ,Ojo,Lagos.

The Coconut Breaking Festival is put together by the University Alumni Association as part of the Convocation ritual to welcome the new graduands into their folds.

The Vice Chancellor of the institution ,prof.Olarewaju Fagbohun,SAN,charges members of the Alumni Association to take the Coconut Breaking Festival to the next level.

He added that ,The Coconut Breaking Festival is traditionally unique infused with culture and tradition. It can become our own Ojude Oba. It can get bigger than this.

“By the time I want to have my last Coconut Breaking and term as the LASU VC, I want it to be infused with both a national and international blend.”He stated .

Speaking during the Coconut breaking is Major Gen.Cecil Esekhaigbe represented by Mr Satiru as the President of LASU Alumni Association ,”Thanks the VC and the Management for the tremendous works they have done in the last three years to turn LASU to a new Leaf,Today when we were asked which Institution did you finish from ,we will say Lagos ,but now we can confidently say we graduated from LASU” .

In attendance at the event are ,Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic),Deputy Vice Chancellor (Administration ) Registrar,Bursar, Chairman,Universities Ceremonies Committee,Deans of different Faculties ,Acting Dean,Assistant Director ,LASU Alumni Relations Unit (LASUDA),Staff Unions’ Leaders,Student’s Union President .

The Order of Coconut breaking was done after VC prays for the institution coupled with LASU Management and Selected Students union .

The Coconut Breaking day ended with cutting of Cake ,P.R.O of Alumni association gave the Vote of thanks ,The blaring of trumpet ,the dancing of Angere to entertain the atmosphere and the Presence of Aworians to add more salt to the event .

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