The Ogun state governor’s wife,Mrs Bamidele Abiodun, has extolled the unmatchable academic cum developmental excellence of Chrisland University and the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Chinedum Peace Babalola (FAAS).
The State’s First Lady, who was speaking at the 4th convocation ceremony of the university on behalf of her husband, the governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, on Tuesday, November 8, at the school, explained that the school has continually upheld the high standard of learning and ethics.
According to her; “Chrisland University is doing well and I must commend the staff and the management for ensuring that the students uphold the highest ethical standard. I say well-done to you for promoting academic excellence and ensuring that the next generation remains inspired to change the world. I am impressed by the remarkable strides of this institution”.
Earlier in the occasion, the Vice Chancellor had announced that all the programmes of the school that had been sent for accreditation returned 100% successful, while noting that the Department of Nursing has been upgraded to the status of a Faculty of Nursing by the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria.
The Governor’s better half also corroborated the good news, along with several others, stating that she was amazed at the numerous achievements of the management, led by the Vice Chancellor, ranging from taking the school from a population of seven students to over a thousand, addition of programmes and the newly commissioned College of Law, training the students in research, leadership and innovation, among others.
The Vice Chancellor also highlighted the community services of the school, especially during the pandemic, including developing and distributing hand sanitizers and other relief materials to the state.
The first professor of Pharmacy to be appointed vice chancellor in Nigeria also hinted on the extension of her appointment as the vice chancellor of Chrisland University, as the Chancellor,High Chief (Dr) Winifred A. Awosika (OON), thanked her for accepting the offer.