The Nigeria military personel on the armed forces exercise Nigeria study tour has on Wednesday, 18th November visited the Osun State University polymerase Chain Reaction Laboratory to inspect the facilities that the University has in the laboratory and asked questions about its operations. The Nigerian Army that visited the institution was led by Brigadier General Adetokunbo Fayemiwo and was received by the Management of the University led by the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Labode Popoola at the Olagunsoye Oyinlola Auditorium of the University in Osogbo before proceeding to the PCR Laboratory.
The management team under the leadership of the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Labode Popoola received the team at the Olagunsoye Oyinlola Auditorium of the University in Osogbo and briefly introduced the university to them as a multi collegiate University that has campuses in all the geo-political zones of the state. He thereby explained in detail how the University generates its income, how it operates, and how the University implements the projects of the University.
“I have the pleasure on behalf of the Council, Senate, Staff and Students of this University to welcome you to Osun State University, Nigeria. Our main campus is located here in Osogbo, the capital of the State of Osun, while our other campuses are located in five other towns (Ejigbo, Ifetedo, Ikire, Ipetu-Ijesa, and Okuku) spread across the six geopolitical zones of the State. Licensed on 21 December, 2006, we opened our doors to full academic activities on 21 September, 2007 and we have continued to make steady progress in the development of facilities and human resources to match the growing needs of the institution.
At Osun State University, we are driven by our vision and desire to be a center of excellence providing high-quality teaching and learning experience, which will engender the production of entrepreneurial graduates capable of impacting their environment while being globally competitive. As an institution, we have committed ourselves to create a unique institution committed to the pursuit of academic innovation, skill-based training and a tradition of excellence in teaching, research and community service,” Professor Popoola added.
Brigadier General Adetokunbo Fayemiwo while responding commended the management of Osun State University under the leadership of the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Labode for its accountability and outstanding performance especially on the PCR laboratory of the University. He thereby presented an award of honour to the University under the leadership of Professor Labode Popoola and advised him to keep the flag flying.