- Adeyinka Ademola & Tijani Kafilat
In balancing between academic pursuit and recreational activities, the management of Ramat Hall of Residence on the 7th of September, 2019 began its annual hall week to entertain and celebrate accommodated students’.
The Ramat Hall week activities which was engaged in a week-long celebration was considered to be the high points of the fun side of students’ life as all work and no play makes jack a dull boy. The activities scheduled for the week included musical concerts, fashion shows, food and general goods bazaar, clean up exercise and the grand finale, which was the Beauty Pageant Contest.
According to the head of Hall Management Committee, Miss Eniola Falaye said, “the Ramat week is meant to make the students’ get closer, to encourage love amidst hostel mates. She further emphasized that the main focus of the annual event is to afford great opportunities to strengthen solidarity, networking and interaction among members of the Halls.
In an interview with Press Council correspondence, Bunmi said “The spirit is to encourage everyone in a fun and interactive way to learn more about each and every one and to reach out beyond our block and rooms”
The grand finale which saw the emergence of Balogun Kowsarah, a ND 1 student of Science Laboratory & Technology Department, as Miss Ramat 2019 happened at the Assembly Hall, North Campus on 12th September, 2019.
Despite the Pageant contest was a fun-filled one, but it equally disheartened the audiences as to when some of the contestants failed to answer the questions that most affect them as students on campus. Such questions included, “how many Faculties are there in The Polytechnic, Ibadan? And who is the current President of the Students Union Government?”
In her brief interview with Press Council, Miss Balogun Kowsarah said, “If I become the Miss Ramat, I will treat all Ramatarians equally, and make provision for adequate power supply.”