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Chrisland University VC, Prof Babalola chairs technical session of SoTLAN’s 2024 Conference of Public Analysts (Photos)
From: CEOAFRICA REPORTER: Boluwatife Oparinde
Fri, 14 Jun 2024   ||   Nigeria,

The Vice Chancellor, Chrisland University Ogun State, Prof. Chinedum Peace Babalola, yesterday chaired the third technical session of the Society of Testing Laboratory Analysts of Nigeria (SoTLAN)’s Conference of Public Analysts (COPA) 2024.

The conference was held at Ostra Hotels & Hall, Ikeja Lagos from Tuesday, June 11 till Thursday, June 13, 2024, under the theme “Optimizing Laboratory Analytics and Quality Assurance in the Present Economy”.

Executive Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the Chairman of our Board of Trustees for SoTLAN, Prof. Oladapo Afolabi were the Chief Host and Host of the 3-day event. Professor Oladele Osibanjo, a retired Professor of Analytical and Environmental Chemistry at the University of Ibadan in Nigeria was the opening ceremony chairman.

At the gathering of professionals, students, and healthcare exhibitors, the subtheme of the session chaired by Babalola was “Mastering High Precision Testing Equipment: The Cutting Edge Skills for World Class Analysts”.

The speakers at the session were Deputy Director of NAFDAC Oshodi, Mr. Ibrahim Attah who spoke on “Demystifying GCMS Analytical Techniques” and Quality Control Manager Shalina Healthcare Nigeria, Mr. Olajide Olaoluwa Joseph who spoke on “Demystifying HPLC Analytical Techniques”.

COPA 2024 aimed at addressing the critical need for maintaining high standards in commodity testing, which is essential for ensuring food security, reducing the prevalence of low-quality products, and boosting life expectancy.

Professor Chinedum Babalola was one of the world professionals invited to speak at the International Conference on Innovation, Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer in Africa’s Pharmaceutical Sector earlier this year. She was also a speaker at the 2024 APTF’s Stakeholders’ Dialogue held in Abuja, where she gave academic perspectives on mapping and addressing the technology gaps in Nigeria’s Pharmaceutical and Vaccine sector.




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