It’s was an atmosphere full of eulogy and praise as the tenure of Habeeb Olanrewaju ended as the Sigma Chief of the prestigious Sigma Club.
Sigma club is a socio-philanthropic club in the University of Ibadan, birthed in 1950 out of two social clubs and has lived on to become the oldest student organization in Sub-sahara Africa.
Under the administration of then Sigma Chief, now Old Chief Habeeb Olanrewaju, the club celebrated its 70th anniversary of existence and it was a grand celebration. The 2 month-long celebration features Havanna Classic, a musical concert that brings the best and finest music stars in Nigeria to perform for the most prestigious individuals. Also, the celebration included the unveiling of the Sigma house, the Sigma guest luncheon and also an induction ceremony which brought about the investiture of the Obi of Onitsha, His Majesty Igwe Nnaemeka Achebe as an honourary Sigmite. A list that also boasts of other credible individuals who have achieved giant strides in their respective world or fields. Some of which includes HRH Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, Chief Afe Babalola amongst many others. Also, Habeeb Olanrewaju in his capacity as SIGMA chief oversaw the organizing of the Benedict kudayah Essay and the Sigma Scholarship scheme amongst many other functions.
On 29th January 2021, in the financial meeting of the club which also serves as his last function as the Sigma Chief, the Sigma Chief oversaw the election that brought in Loy. Eluwa Lucky, as the new Sigma Chief. Sigma Chief Eluwa Lucky is a 400 level Student of the Music Department and has previously served as the treasurer of the club and has earned himself the popular alias “the richest man on campus”
In his appreciation post after his emergence, Sigma Chief Eluwa Lucky stated “Congratulations my dear Sigma Chief, today marks a new beginning in your life. Big thanks for your efforts vaccinated with unwavering commitment and sacrifice geared towards sustaining the ideals and traditions of our dear Sigma Club. Your legacy stands tall and undwarfed by events. You are a great man and I’m very proud of you. You did us proud my chief.”
Since he emerged as the Sigma Chief, many felicitations from loyal Sigmites, old Sigmites, old chiefs, honourary Sigmites and other friends of the club have continued to pour in and several words of encouragement have been deposited and invested even as the administration kicks off.
Other executives that will serve with the Sigma chief are:
Deputy Chief: Loy Azeez Adewale
Chief Scribe: Loy Babatola Benjamin
Deputy Scribe: Loy Tirmihdir Abubakar
Financial Scribe: Loy Eniola Moses
Treasurer: Loy Onifaari Emmanuel
Publicity Committee Chairman: Loy Alawiye Isreal
Investment and Special Duties Committee Chairman: Loy Akintunde Akintayo
Security Committee Chairman: Loy Oyekola
We all at Campus News wish the Old Chief a greater path and success in life and even the new Chief best of Administration. May the blessings of the founding fathers be with the club. Long live Sigma Club.