Petit and Resilient medallist, Miss Aramide, Opeyemi Afisat, has, again done the University proud by winning laurels at international championships.
Her insatiable appetite for medals prodded her at the recently concluded Korean Ambassador Cup and the West African Taekwondo Championship, held in Abuja, where she won Gold and Silver medals, respectively in the Fin Weight Category.
According to a release from the University’s Director of Sports, Mr. Bayo Oluwatoki, the 300-level student of Statistics in the College of Natural Sciences (COLNAS), made FUNAAB the cynosure of all eyes at the championships.
Never tired of excelling, Aramide had earlier hauled Gold medals at the last edition of the Nigerian University Games (NUGA), held in Benin, Edo State.
Aramide, popularly called Alhaja was also relentless in Morocco, where she won Silver medal for Nigeria during the African Youth Taekwondo Championship.
Impressed by her performances, the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Oluwafemi Olaiya Balogun, has directed that a Congratulatory Letter be sent to Aramide, with a Scholarship Award, for the remaining period of her course in the University.
Miss Aramide is the current Sports Secretary in the Iyalode Tinubu Hall of residence.
Director of Sports, Mr. Bayo Oluwatoki
Last Updated on January 18, 2012 by admin