… commends state-of-the-art infrastructure

The Federal University Lokoja has visited the Edo State University Uzairue to understand the set up in the Engineering and Medical academic programmes in which the university is constantly commended by renowned regulatory institutions in Nigeria, and also to establish enduring partnership with the university.

The leader of the delegation, Professor Mike Ogirima, Provost, College of Medical Sciences, Federal University Lokoja, said they were sent to the university by their Vice Chancellor, Professor Olayemi Durotimi Akinwumi to familiarize themselves with the environment and to carry out on-the-spot assessment of the university’s structures and facilities.

During the guided tour of the university, the team was shown a slide presentation of the Anatomage used for virtual dissection, medical laboratories and the technological advances by the Ag. Provost, College of Medical Sciences, Dr. Atoe Kenneth.

Other areas visited include the Engineering workshops and laboratories, the farmhouse and the state-of-the-art E-library of the university.

At the end of the tour, Prof. Mike Ogirima, who was amazed by the structures and facilities on ground, said Edo State University Uzairue is one of the leading universities in Nigeria.

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Prof. Ogirima commended the founding fathers of the University for their Visionary Mindsets towards the establishment of such a world-class citadel of learning with up-to-date facilities.

He equally thanked the governing council, Vice Chancellor and the management team for maintaining such high quality educational standards.

On his part, Dean, Faculty of Engineering, Federal University Lokoja, Prof. Samuel Abejide stated that he was not only impressed by the level of practicals being done by the students in the university, but he was also surprised with the state-of-the-art technological equipment in both faculty of Engineering and the College of Medical Sciences, saying he look forward to fruitful partnership with the Edo State University Uzairue.

In his response, the Vice Chancellor, Engr. Prof. Emmanuel Aluyor appreciated the Vice Chancellor of Federal University Lokoja, Prof. Olayemi Akinwumi for sending a high power delegation to Edo State University Uzairue to understand the structures and enduring partnership.

Prof. Aluyor reiterated the university’s readiness to collaborate with the Federal University Lokoja and also to avail them any assistance wherever and whenever necessary.

While promising to cherish the hand of friendship from the Federal University Lokoja for many years to come, however, thanked the Vice Chancellor, Prof Akinwumi and the delegation for holding Edo State University Uzairue in high esteem.