OAU has contributed to national, international development - VC, Prof Ogunbodede - 60th anniversary

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 OAU has contributed to national, international development - VC, Prof Ogunbodede - 60th anniversary OAU



As Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) Ile-Ife, Osun State, celebrates her 60th anniversary, the institution says it has contributed immensely to quality education, advancement of research and overall national and international development in the nation.

The institution also said it will continue to harness and adopt modern technologies in the implementation of its objectives by keeping pace with modern technological development.

The Vice-Chancellor of the institution, Professor Eyitope Ogunbodede, disclosed these on Tuesday during a press conference to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the institution in Ile-Ife.

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While enumerating the achievements of the institution, Ogunbodede said the University has made significant advances in research, resulting in nationally and globally significant success stories.

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“The University has achieved rapid growth and development, particularly in the areas of Academic programmes, Research, Infra-structural Development and human resources development,” he said.

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“The University has produced, among its staff, a Nobel Laureate and six Nigerian National Merit Award Winners.”

The Vice-Chancellor further said the Rural Electrification Agency (REA) 8.03MW power project for the supply of electricity to the University is ongoing and almost completed.

According to him, this will enable OAU to generate its own electricity.

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"The University processed and obtained from the Transmission Corporation of Nigeria the Marketing License us an Electricity distributor. the first Nigerian University to enjoy the privilege,” he said.

“The aim is to reduce the economic burden of high tariffs and ensure regular electricity supply to enhance its various academic activities. The university presently pays over N80 million per month for electricity and additionally over two million naira per month on diesel to power generators.”

He also stated that the University staff and students have organised and participated in several policy discourses aimed at addressing political, social, economic, legal and technological problems that bedevilled most African nations and their people.

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While commending the University Alumni and friends for their assistance in supporting various projects and programmes in the institution, he asked for more intervention and support in the face of inadequate and dwindling resources from the Federal Government.

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