Miss Alayande, a 20-year-old 200 level student within the Department of Animal Science of the University, sprinted to stardom on Sunday, April 28, 2019 at the Aurora Events Centre in Osogbo where the primary ever keenly contested colourful Mr & Miss AgriTourism 2019 happened .
The first runner-up, Miss Jinadu ImisiOluwa Jesutofunmi may be a 300 Level student of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) studying English Education. The second runner-up, Miss Oluwaferanmi Ajayi, may be a 400 Level student of Ondo State University of Science & Technology studying Microbiology.
Gboyega Oyetola in his keynote speech emphasised on the readiness of the government to support any initiative within the area of agriculture and tourism. This, he said, would support the income generation of the state, enhance job creation, empower the residents, boost the economy and also cause peace and harmony within the state.
Kola Oyewo advised the youth to always use their brain to make wealth regardless of their educational background.
According to the organiser of the event, Alayande will need to her crown a fresh car with a tour to Ghana and Canada. The Director of Exodus International, God-is-Great Emmanuel also announced largesse for all the contestants on behalf of the aviation, hospitality and tourism institute. the planet acclaimed Exodus International gave full scholarship to Mr. and Miss AgriTourism 2019 and their runners-up while 50% scholarship was awarded to all or any other participants as consolation prizes.
The Governor, State of Osun was represented by the Supervisor for Home Affairs, Culture & Tourism, Dr. Babawale Adebisi. Nollywood star.