VC UNVEILS SRC MAYOR AT 21ST MATRICULATION CEREMONY



The Vice Chancellor Professor Lawrence Ikechukwu Ezemonye has unveiled the Mayor of the newly constituted SRC for the 2019/2020 academic session he is Doctor Segun Tayo who is a graduate of optometry from the university of BenThe Vice Chancellor Professor Lawrence Ikechukwu Ezemonye has unveiled the Mayor of the newly constituted SRC for the 2019/2020 academic session he is Doctor Segun Tayo who is a graduate of optometry from the university of Benin, he is currently pursing his second, first degree in MBBS in IUO.
The Vice Chancellor made the unveiling while delivering his opening address as the chairman of the ceremony. In his address the Vice Chancellor emphasized that IUO goal is not only to deliver tertiary education irrespective of their discipline. He further declared the university commitment to continue to stimulate basic research endeavors that will produce innovation with potential for valuable commercial patent and application. Prof. Ezemonye who described education as the prime necessity of mankind and the mandatory component of the soul of the society which normally transcend from one generation to another. He implored all the new students to obey all the status of the university but more importantly adhere to the reasons why they have come to the university which is simply to acquire knowledge, become future ready, change our immediate society and become global player in the competitive world.
The ceremony featured two (2) guest speakers who harped on the need for the new students to maintain focus, be resolute and pursue their goal in the university to the end. In his presentation Dr. Mohammed Kyari of the African Union Scientific, research and innovation (AUSRI) charge the students to see their dreams and goals realizable and that the only factor that can stop them from attaining those goals is themselves. He urge them to build their skills and to make use of international opportunity to improve their skill and competence.
Dr. Kyari noted that modern day prosperity is in technology, therefore urging the student to strive to attain technological competence. He assure them that every career and discipline has its technological input.
In her presentation the second distinguished speaker Beverly Naya, an award winning movie artist and entrepreneur tasked the students to be original and to appreciate their individual selves as a special creation of God. She lamented the highest rate of bleaching among Africa women; saying that statistic alley Nigerian women are the highest consumer of bleaching cream in Africa. She also enjoined parents to be positive role models to their children and to teach them to accept their black skin as original and not to feel inferior to light skin. She said the conversation about black skin children especially Nigerian children are been consciously or sub consciously given the notion that having black skin is undesirable.
The high point of the ceremony was the administration of Matric oath which was conducted by the Registrar, Dr. Edwin Okafor Okoro. Subsequently prizes were given to best students from various colleges to best student in the penultimate year of the 2018/2019 session.
in, he is currently pursing his second, first degree in MBBS in IUO.
The Vice Chancellor made the unveiling while delivering his opening address as the chairman of the ceremony. In his address the Vice Chancellor emphasized that IUO goal is not only to deliver tertiary education irrespective of their discipline. He further declared the university commitment to continue to stimulate basic research endeavors that will produce innovation with potential for valuable commercial patent and application. Prof. Ezemonye who described education as the prime necessity of mankind and the mandatory component of the soul of the society which normally transcend from one generation to another. He implored all the new students to obey all the status of the university but more importantly adhere to the reasons why they have come to the university which is simply to acquire knowledge, become future ready, change our immediate society and become global player in the competitive world.
The ceremony featured two (2) guest speakers who harped on the need for the new students to maintain focus, be resolute and pursue their goal in the university to the end. In his presentation Dr. Mohammed Kyari of the African Union Scientific, research and innovation (AUSRI) charge the students to see their dreams and goals realizable and that the only factor that can stop them from attaining those goals is themselves. He urge them to build their skills and to make use of international opportunity to improve their skill and competence.
Dr. Kyari noted that modern day prosperity is in technology, therefore urging the student to strive to attain technological competence. He assure them that every career and discipline has its technological input.
In her presentation the second distinguished speaker Beverly Naya, an award winning movie artist and entrepreneur tasked the students to be original and to appreciate their individual selves as a special creation of God. She lamented the highest rate of bleaching among Africa women; saying that statistic alley Nigerian women are the highest consumer of bleaching cream in Africa. She also enjoined parents to be positive role models to their children and to teach them to accept their black skin as original and not to feel inferior to light skin. She said the conversation about black skin children especially Nigerian children are been consciously or sub consciously given the notion that having black skin is undesirable.
The high point of the ceremony was the administration of Matric oath which was conducted by the Registrar, Dr. Edwin Okafor Okoro. Subsequently prizes were given to best students from various colleges to best student in the penultimate year of the 2018/2019 session.