President Bola Tinubu has commissioned 15 newly completed projects at the University of Ilorin, Kwara State.
The University’s Director of Corporate Affairs, Kunle Akogun, in a statement made available to newsmen disclosed that the commissioned projects include: the Faculty of Basic Clinical Sciences building, the Advancement Centre building, the Department of Anatomy building, Extension of University Clinic, the Department of Chemical Engineering Building, among others.
The projects commissioning, which climaxed the University’s 2023 convocation ceremonies, was performed on behalf of the President by the Minister of State for Education, Yusuf Sununu who noted that all the projects are not only important but also needed in promoting effective teaching and learning.
The President congratulated the Unilorin Vice-Chancellor, Professor Wahab Egbewole for ensuring that the projects are of quality standards and advised that the edifice, especially the laboratories should be put to full use to attract university grants.
In his remarks, the Vice-Chancellor, Wahab Egbewole said, Research and Innovation are the lifeblood of the University which currently has a total of 36 patents with the Federal Government, making the University one of the highest contributing institution to patency in Nigeria and promised not to rest on its oars in the University’s thirst for greatness.