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Don Advocates Special Funding for Multidisciplinary Projects in Nigeria

Don Advocates Special Funding for Multidisciplinary Projects in Nigeria

In a bid to tackle significant national challenges head-on, Prof. Olukayode Akinyemi, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic), Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), has called for special funding by the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) totalling 500 million Naira for multidisciplinary projects in Nigeria.

Prof. Akinyemi observed the need for collaboration between the military and researchers to enhance subsurface forensic detections, even as he proposed the establishment of a College of Earth Sciences at FUNAAB to consolidate related disciplines.


Earlier, in his Introductory Remarks, the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Babatunde Kehinde lauded Prof. Akinyemi’s extensive experience in Solid Earth Physics, spotlighting his contributions to various research projects.


The Lecture had in attendance eminent personalities like the former Vice-Chancellor, FUNAAB, Prof. Oluwafemi Olaiya Balogun; immediate past Vice-Chancellor, FUNAAB, Prof. Felix Kolawole Salako; former Vice-Chancellor, University of Ibadan (UI), Prof. Femi Bamiro; former Vice-Chancellor, Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA), Prof. Bisi Balogun, and the former Vice-Chancellor, Lagos State University (LASU), Prof. Olanrewaju Fagbohun, SAN.

Others were the pioneer Vice-Chancellor, St. Augustine University, Ilara-Epe, Prof. Steve Afolami and wife, including the former Vice-Chancellor, Landmark University, Omu-Aran, Prof. Adeniyi Olayanju; former Vice-Chancellor, Glorious Vision University (GVU), Prof. Babatunde Idowu; former Acting Vice-Chancellor, FUNAAB, Prof. Ololade Enikuomehin, and Bishop (Prof.) Adewale Solarin, as well as several others from the industry and academia within and outside of the University.

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