Osun State Governor Rauf Aregbesola, on his visit to the Osun State University renamed the state-owned university after the Assassinated Minister Of Justice And Attorney-General Of The Federation, Late Chief James Bola Ige Also during the University Convocation, Oil magnate and founder of the Rose of Sharon Foundation, Mrs, Folorunsho Alakija, was also unveiled as the new Chancellor of the institution.
The following are other institutions that were also renamed after 1 legend or the other ;
1) Osun State College of Technology, Esa-Oke will now be Bisi Akande College of Technology;
2) Osun State Polytechnic Iree now, Sunday Afolabi Polytechnic
3) College of Education, Ila Orangun now Adeyemi Oyeduntan College of Education
4) College of Education Ilesa which will now be Lawrence Omole College of Education.
5) UNIOSUN College of Law, Ifetedo now Kayode Esho College of Law;
6) College of Social Sciences and Management Okuku, now Olagunsoye College of Social Sciences, Okuku
7) College of Agriculture Ejigbo, now Isiaka Adeleke College of Agriculture, Ejigbo
8) College of Education Ipetu Ijesa, now Ezekiah Oluwasanmi College of Education and
9) College of Humanities and Culture, Ikire, now Eniola Atanda College of Humanities and Culture It was described as giving honours to sons / daughters of the state, who fought a good fight towards the betterment of the people.