Prof. Fakolade Illuminates LASUED Epe Campus with Inaugural Lecture on Academic Ethics. reports that a beacon of wisdom illuminated Lecture Theatre II at the Lagos State University of Education (LASUED), Noforija-Epe Campus, on Thursday, February 1st, 2024, as Professor Olufemi Aremu Fakolade spearheaded the inaugural Distinguished Lecture Series, delving into the crucial theme of “Academic Culture, Integrity, Ethics, and Personality in an Evolving University.”

Prof. Bilikisu Bidemi Lafiaji-Okuneye

The event, a monumental milestone for The College of Specialized and Professional Education (COSPED), witnessed the erudite Professor Fakolade share profound insights on the core values underpinning academic and administrative integrity.

Dr. Olumuyiwa Anthony Viatonu, Head of LASUED, Epe Campus, and representative of the University Vice Chancellor, Professor Bidemi Bilkis Lafiaji-Okuneye, inaugurated the session, emphasizing its pivotal role in fostering a strong ethical foundation within the university community.

Professor Fakolade’s discourse highlighted the significance of values such as honesty, trust, fairness, respect, responsibility, and courage in navigating the complexities of the modern educational landscape. The distinguished speaker tackled challenges faced by contemporary universities, proposing insightful solutions to issues like leadership instability, administrative complexities, and legal framework overlaps.

The engaging lecture emphasized the need for a collaborative committee system and the annual observance of the university’s foundation day. A spirited question-and-answer session followed, allowing attendees to directly engage with Professor Fakolade, demonstrating the thirst for knowledge within the LASUED academic community.

The event reached its pinnacle with an award ceremony led by Professor Adeola Afonja, further accentuating the significance of the occasion. This inaugural Distinguished Lecture Series serves as a cornerstone for future events, setting a precedent for knowledge enrichment within the LASUED, Epe Campus.

The theme’s paramount importance resonates deeply with the academic staff, offering numerous benefits as they navigate the dynamic landscape of higher education. The wisdom shared promises to shape the ethos of LASUED, fostering a culture of integrity and excellence for generations to come.


Kaka Babatunde

Kaka Babatunde

Kaka Babatunde is a budding academic researcher and media enthusiast whose experience germinated in high school, attaining the Press Club presidency. As an iconic field reporter for 3 years, he is a writer, serial volunteer, and community cum youth development champion whose collaborative efforts have immensely contributed to nation-building in Epe LGA, Lagos, and Nigeria at large.

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