UNIBEN Medical School Class Of ’89 Holds 30th Re-union, Donates Items Worth Millions To Alma-mater
The University of Benin Medical School, class of 1989 graduants, weekend, celebrated their 30th anniversary cum reunion with the donation of medical items worth millions of naira to the institution and Teaching Hospital.
Speaking at the event, 30th graduation anniversary class captain, Dr. Bibian Ofoegbu, said in order to complement government and the institution’s efforts, the class ’89 decided to donate 10
Units of twin X-ray viewing boxes, 37 pieces of adult finger-tip pulse Oximeters, 5 pieces of paediatric finger-tip pulse Oximeters, amongst 13 other items to the University of Benin Teaching Hospital.
To the University of Benin, she said the medical school graduants of ’89 donated adult airway trainer ×1; infant airway trainer ×1; Obstetrics delivery model ×1; human spine anatomy model ×1, and three other items.
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She said, “I have attached to this address a list of items which we are donating through the collective efforts of my class for the past three months. University of Benin Teaching Hospital: Automatic External Defibrillator, 1 unit; Paediatric Electronic Sphygmomanometers, 4 pieces; Adult Electronic Sphygmomanometers, 2 pieces; Adult Mercury Sphygmomanometers (Accoson brand) 2 units.”
While stating that it’s a great previlege to donate to the University and the Teaching Hospital, Ofoegbu urged management of the institutions to make judicious use of the items.
Corroborating Ofoegbu’s point, Chairman, organising committee of the re-union, Prof. Alfred Ogbemudia, noted that the government alone cannot do it hence their donation, adding that if such little giving is done it will go a long way in the society.
He said what his set does is to bring in some things to improve the quality of things done in the institutions knowing fully well that the world is changing.
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“What we do is to bring in some things to improve the quality of what they do, knowing fully well that the world is changing. The government alone cannot do everything, so as a group and class, we can afford to bring in some help, no matter how small it is, when this is frequently done, I think it will go a long way” he added.
He, on behalf of his colleagues, expressed delight to God, their parents and teachers for making them what they are and partucularly for the institution progress, saying “the university and the teaching hospital are doing well; bigger and better than we met them structurally.”
In her goodwill message, Vice Chancellor, University of Benin, Prof. Lilian Salami, congratulated the class of ’89 for the successful re-union and greate donation to the institution.
The VC, represented by Acting Director, Alumni Relations, Dr. Obeki Obeki, expressed the university’s readiness to collobarate with alumni to making the institution greater.
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“We want to move the university to greater heights but we alone cannot do it, we need your collaboration as you have been doing ever before”, he added.
Edo State University Uzairue To Commence Pharmacy Programme, Others – VC
The Vice Chancellor, Edo State University Uzairue, Prof. Emmanuel Aluyor, has said that the university is planning to open up to new programmes such as Pharmacy and post graduate programmes in other areas to compliment existing programmes in the university.
The Vice Chancellor who disclosed this at the 7th founder’s day ceremony of the university commended the state government for their continuous support for the university and for creating enabling environment for the university to strive.
Speaking on the lecture, he said: “Over the years, we have had the opportunity to invite Nigerians who occupied high positions in the society to speak to the university community on the achievements and on how they have contributed their quota to the development of Nigeria and humanity”, adding that over the years the lectures have taken us through the paradox inherent in the administration of diverse socio-political disposition in Nigeria and how the country can made a better place”.
Prof. Aluyor said that the lectures over the years have gradually shaped the founder’s day ceremony where both students and parents where issues on how Nigeria can be harness into a country of our collective dreams are delivered.
According to him, “Edo State University Uzairue since inception has been committed to the pursuant of world class goals in teaching, learning and research which is why we are proud of our products.
“Some of our graduates have competed and secured funding for post graduate in foreign universities and national scholarship awards.”
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He further stated that lecturers and researchers of the institution are listed among the first 500 researchers in Nigeria while the Nursing and Medical laboratory students recorded 100% success in their Council’s exams.
He further reiterated that the university has become the first choice of university among the commity of state Universities in Nigeria.
“We want to assure the university community that the university will continue to maintain the highest standard of delivery quality education to the students” he emphasized.
The VC also affirmed that it is possible to get quality of education you get overseas here in Nigeria.
UNIBEN Wins Africa Outstanding Varsity Award
The University of Benin has won the Africa Outstanding University Award of the Year for 2023 in Rwanda.
The Vice-Chancellor of the University, Prof. Lilian Salami, was also honoured as Africa Pillar of Education for her impact in education development on the continent.
According to a statement by the institution’s Public Relations Officer, Dr. Benedicta Ehanire on Saturday in Benin, the awards were presented at the 1st Africa Education Summit, held at the University of Rwanda in Kigali.
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Ehanire said besides her leadership role in the Committee of Vice Chancellors of Nigerian Federal Universities, Prof. Salami was also the Vice President of the Association of African Universities with headquarters in Ghana.
This position, the Public Relations Officer said, the vice-chancellor had utilised to project and promote the achievements of many African universities, including the University of Benin.
BREAKING: Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Fires Over 90 Staff
Information reaching INFO DAILY says the management of the Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo State, has sacked over ninety (90) staff (mostly senior staff).
INFO DAILY gathered that out of the 90 staff sacked, 20 are academic staff while the other 70 staff are non academic.
No substantive reason was given in one of the disengagement letters sighted by INFO DAILY.
One of the sack letters sighted reads: “In repositioning the University, the Management of Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma writes to convey to you the decision of the Special Intervention Team ( S.I.T) of your disengagement from the services of the University with effect from March 10, 2023.
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“You will be paid all your entitlements in line with the provision of the Ambrose Alli
University, Ekpoma Staff Regulations and Scheme of Service.
“By a copy of this letter, the Bursary Department is directed to process your entitlements,
subject to your clearance of any indebtedness to the University.
“You are kindly advised to submit all University property(ies) in your possession to your
Head of Department on the receipt of this letter.
“The Management of the University sincerely thank you for your past services and wish
you success in your future endeavour.”
When contacted, one of the affected staff (name withheld) said: “…it is true that I was given a letter of disengagement in the disguise of repositioning the University.
“The truth is, it is because of the last protest embarked on by ASUU, NASU and SSANU saying I was part of it. This is a true example of a Government under the leadership of a tyrant.
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“The Government of Edo State under the leadership of Governor Godwin Obaseki who refused to pay us for months is coming now to sack us for protesting for our rights. If it is not for the protest, what is our offense?” The victim asked.
Recall that the 11-man Edo State House of Assembly under the leadership of the Speaker, Marcus Onobun in 2021 approved Governor Godwin Obaseki’s request to set up Special Intervention Team, but was resisted by the University’s branch of ASUU, NASU and SSANU, saying, the S.I.T. was aimed at sacking “the hardworking staff of the University.”
In one of one of its meeting in 2022, Benin Zone of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), faulted Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, on the administration of the state-owned Ambrose Alli University (AAU) Ekpoma without Governing Council, describing the government’s idea as alien to university administration globally.
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