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Wesley University Ondo partners ABUAD on law studies support progamme, others  

L-R: Bursar, Wesley University Ondo, Mr. Olasoji Kolawole;   Vice Chancellor, Afe Babalola University, Ado- Ekiti  (ABUAD), Prof. Smaranda Olarinde; Vice Chancellor, Wesley University, Prof. Samuel Sunday Obeka; Registrar, Mrs. Ibijoke Yankey; Dean of law ,  Prof.  Barrister Isaac Oluwatoyin Babatunde; Director of Academic Planning (DAP), Dr. Edward Oyekanmi & ABUAD Management team,  during a courtesy visit to  Afe Babalola University, Ado- Ekiti by Wesley University Ondo’s  team, recent. 

 

Stanley Ihedigbo

One of the leading faith base citadels of learning in Nigeria, Wesley University Ondo (WUO) in Ondo State, has partnered with Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti (ABUAD), on law studies support programme and other areas of development.

In statement made available by the WUO Head of Information, Communication and Public Relations, Mrs. Ogbnemaira Adeyeye , stated that the partnership was aimed on support , not limited   law studies support programme, but  staff and students excursions, facilities and staff development support.

According to the Vice Chancellor, Wesley University Ondo, Rt. Rev. Prof. Samuel Sunday Obeka, the two universities have a lots to gain in working together because no institution of higher learning succeed alone in the world.

The Methodist Bishop commended the university founder, Chief Afe Babalola and management team of the ABUAD led by the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Smaranda Olarinde for the great job they are doing in the development of education in Nigeria.

He said that the partnership will be of a great benefits to both university, staffs and students.

He noted that Wesley University Ondo offers 44 academic programmes spread across nine colleges, all approved and accredited by the National Universities Commission (NUC).

“The programmes are in the Colleges of Law, Arts, Education, Natural and Applied Sciences, Environmental Design and Management, Agriculture, Food Science & Technology, Health Sciences and Social and Management Sciences. Wesley University also boasts a School of Postgraduate Studies, a School of Continuing Education, as well as an Institute of Agricultural Research & Training, all ready to develop the skilled and well-informed manpower needed to move Nigeria forward in her quest for giant developmental strides, and to take her pride of place among the comity of progressive and developed nations. Programmes in these colleges include – Community Health, Early Childhood Education, Special Education, Library and Information Science, as well as Law and Nursing Science.

“In the Postgraduate School, Wesley University runs the full range of programmes such as PGD, MSc and MPhil/Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Business Administration, Accounting, Computer Science, Hospitality Management & Tourism, Mass Communication, Nutrition & Dietetics, Microbiology and Education at Postgraduate levels only. The BA/BSc. programmes are Theatre Arts, English and Literary Studies, International Relations and Diplomacy, Sociology, Geography and Environmental Education, as well as Social Studies Education. The university also has Part-Time and online degree programmes and diploma and certificate courses in the various colleges.

“Some of the diploma and certificate programmes in the College of Agriculture are – Poultry Management & Production, Beekeeping & Honey Production and Fisheries Production & Management. In the College of Social and Management Sciences, we have – Peace Management and Conflict Resolution, Safety Management and Security Studies, and in the Department of Mass Communication, we have – Video-Editing, Media Studies and Photography, Public Relations and Advertising, Scriptwriting and Editing. In the Department of Business Administration, we offer short courses on Customer Service & Relationship Management. It is very important to note that the Methodist Church (Nigeria) was founded in 1842 and since then, it has made a lot of contributions to the development of the Nigerian educational sector, the agricultural sector, the health sector and other sectors of governance,” he further explained.

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