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TAU Vice-Chancellor Tours New Faculty Building Construction Site and Aquaculture Centre

  • 07th Sep, 2023 3:55pm
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Oko-Irese, Kwara State, Nigeria,

September 07, 2023

The Vice-Chancellor of Thomas Adewumi University, Professor Francisca Oladipo, embarked on a comprehensive tour earlier this week, during which she made an insightful visit to the construction site of the new faculty building and a stop at the Aquaculture Centre. This visit aimed to oversee the progress of the construction project, examine the floor plan as a guideline for the building, and check on the engineers and construction workers involved in the project.

The new faculty building, an ambitious addition to the University's infrastructure, promises to provide state-of-the-art facilities for students and faculty members. The Vice-Chancellor was accomplained to the site by the project manager, Engr. Olanrewaju Ilesanmi, who provided a detailed explanation of the ongoing work. Expressing her satisfaction with the progress, she praised the dedication and expertise of the engineers and construction workers involved in the project and said, "This new faculty building is a testament to our commitment to providing world-class facilities for our students and faculty. It will foster a conducive learning environment, enabling our students to excel academically."

During the visit, the Vice-Chancellor had the opportunity to review the floor plan, which serves as a vital guideline for the building's design and layout. She was particularly interested in the incorporation of modern amenities and learning spaces conducive to innovative teaching and research. Professor Francisca took time to interact with the engineers and construction workers, applauding their hard work and commitment to the project. She emphasized the importance of safety and quality in the construction process and assured them of the university's support.

Following her inspection of the construction site, the Vice-Chancellor proceeded to the Aquaculture Centre. The hub is an essential component of the University's agricultural research and practical training programs. Here, she observed the growth and health of the fish populations, which play a crucial role in the university's research and food security initiatives. "Our Aquaculture Center is not only contributing to cutting-edge research but also playing a pivotal role in addressing food security challenges," Prof. Francisca stated. "We are committed to advancing knowledge in this field and making a positive impact on our community."

In conclusion, Prof. Francisca’s visit to the new faculty building construction site reflects the university's dedication to providing a conducive and innovative learning environment for its students. The progress of the new faculty building is a testament to the institution's commitment to growth and development. The Vice-Chancellor's tour underscored Thomas Adewumi University's unwavering commitment to excellence, both in infrastructure development and academic research. These initiatives are part of the university's ongoing efforts to provide top-notch education and contribute to the sustainable development of the region.

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