VC harps on value of STEM education to nationwide advancement


LASU ACEITSE inaugurates Sectoral Board of advisers.
By Adesina Wahab.
LASU-VC, Prof. Olanrewaju Fagbohun.
IF Nigeria needs to stand high in the comity of countries in regards to nationwide advancement and enhanced living requirement of individuals, then STEM education need to be offered a pride of location, the Vice- Chancellor, Lagos State University, LASU, Ojo, Prof. Olanrewaju Fagbohun, SAN, has actually stated.
He for that reason charged those delegated with the promo and mentor of STEM education in the nation to see it as a huge job that need to be achieved without failure.

He specified this in Ojo, Lagos throughout the inaugural conference on the Sectoral Board Of Advisers of the LASU Africa Centre of Quality for Ingenious and Transformative STEM Education, ACEITSE.

STEM education is the mentor of Science, Innovation, Engineering and Mathematics.
The Sectoral Governing Board of the ACEITSE is made up of high calibre academics drawn from various greater organizations within and outside the nation.
The members are Prof. Leonard Todjiihounde, the Rector, Universite d’Abomey-Calavi, Cotonou, Republic of Benin; Dr. Nasiru Onibon, Provost, Michael Otedola College of Main Education, Epe; Dr. Ademola Azeez, Provost, Federal College of Education, Unique, Akoka, Lagos; Mrs. Folashade Adefisayo, Commissioner for Education, Lagos State and Mr. Tokunbo Wahab, Unique Consultant on Education, Lagos State.
Others are Prof. Jeremiah Ojediran, Vice-Chancellor, Bells University of Innovation, Ota, Ogun State; Prof. Isaac Ajayi, Vice-Chancellor, Crawford University, Igbesa, Ogun State; Prof. Abayomi Arigbadu, Vice -Chancellor, Tai Solarin University of Education, Ogun State and Prof. Bilkis Bidemi Lafiaji-Okuneye, Provost, Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education, Ijanikin, Lagos State.
The Deputy Centre Director. Prof. Tunde Owolabi, in his welcome remarks, stated with the calibre of individuals associated with the task, it would satisfy its required.
He revealed self-confidence in the management group led by Prof. Peter Okebukola, stating that they would not stop working in the job of preparing STEM instructors that would drive the engine of science and innovation for society’s development and advancement.
The centre is among the 40 centres being moneyed by the World Bank to promote, motivate and enhance the mentor of STEM education throughout the African continent.



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