VC Announces Major Infrastructure Boost as LASUED (Noforija-Epe Campus) Receives Green Light for State-of-the-Art Auditorium.

In a groundbreaking move set to redefine learning environments, reports that Professor Bidemi Bilkis Lafiaji-Okuneye, Vice Chancellor of Lagos State University of Education (LASUED), unveiled plans for a new 750-seat auditorium at the Noforija campus in Epe. This announcement, according to an official media source on the campus, was made on Wednesday, February 21st, 2024, and marks a significant milestone in the institution’s quest for academic excellence under the auspices of the Lagos State Governor, His Excellency, Governor Babajide Sanwoolu.

Lagos State Governor, His Excellency, Mr. Babajide Sanwoolu.

The approval signals the Lagos State Government’s commitment to bolstering educational infrastructure and fostering an enriched learning experience for students. With the construction of the auditorium, LASUED aims to provide a conducive environment for lectures, seminars, and cultural events, aligning with its mission to nurture well-rounded scholars.

Prof. Balikis Bidemi Lafiaji-Okuneye

During her visit to the Noforija campus, Vice Chancellor Lafiaji-Okuneye conducted a thorough assessment of potential sites for the auditorium’s construction, along with plans for student hostel development. She reiterated the government’s dedication to investing in tertiary institutions across the state, underscoring the critical role of infrastructure in advancing academic standards and elevating the university’s profile.

Expressing gratitude to the management team and staff for their contributions to institutional reforms, Vice Chancellor Lafiaji-Okuneye emphasized the collective effort required to propel LASUED to greater heights. Her remarks underscored a commitment to collaborative leadership and a vision for sustained growth and tranquility within the university community.

Accompanying the Vice Chancellor’s visit was Engr. Biodun Adetola, CEO of Bid Limited, the construction company entrusted with bringing the auditorium project to fruition. Adetola’s presence underscored the meticulous planning and expertise involved in executing the ambitious infrastructure initiative.

The meeting also saw the participation of labor union leaders, including Comrade Olayemi Oladipupo Hamed, Chairman of the Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU) at the Epe Campus, and Comrade Ogunlari O. Adeyemi, Chairman of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), LASUED. Their presence signified a unified commitment to advancing the university’s mission, with praise for Governor Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu’s support and Vice-Chancellor Lafiaji-Okuneye’s proactive leadership.

Comrade Ogunlari lauded the government’s ongoing efforts to enhance tertiary education and called for the full accreditation of university courses, echoing sentiments of readiness to collaborate with management for the university’s advancement. The collective resolve exhibited underscores LASUED’s unwavering dedication to academic excellence and student success.

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Kaka Babatunde

Kaka Babatunde

I am Kaka Babatunde, a budding academic researcher and media enthusiast whose experience in the media industry spans 3 years under @Ekohotblog as a field reporter. I'm a writer, serial volunteer, and community and youth development enthusiast whose collaborative efforts have immensely contributed to nation-building in Epe LGA, Lagos.

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