Friday 18th August, 2017
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VC seeks prayers for Nigerian education sector

VC seeks prayers for Nigerian education sector

The Vice Chancel­lor of University of Ibadan (UI), Pro­fessor Idowu Olayinka, has called for prayers that will touch leaders in the coun­try to inject adequate fund into the nation’s education sector.
Prof Olayinka, who said better funding of the edu­cation sector will give Ni­geria unprecedented de­velopment, lamented that some secondary and prima­ry schools students/pupils now smoke Indian hemp.
According to the Vice-Chancellor, Nigeria lead­ers need to make smart de­cisions at the appropriate time to do the needful for the peace and progress of the country.
Prof Olayinka stated this in his address at the Cam­pus Holy Ghost Rally held on the Sport Field of the Premier University where General Overseer of the Re­deemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye, preached.
The Vice Chancellor, who asked Pastor Adeboye to pray for Nigeria to have leaders who can take smart decisions and inject funds into education, called for special funding for UI to be able to conduct research, upgrade infrastructure and improve her ranking glob­ally.
”We are glad to have you on our campus. We need you to pray for peace in Ni­geria and on our campus­es. We need prayer to have smart leaders who can take smart decisions to turn things around positively. We don’t want disruption in academic calendar. We need leaders who can take smart decisions to favour University of Ibadan with funding and the education sector in general. Those in Abuja must take decisions that will impact positively on Nigerians,” he said.
While preaching on the topic, “Behold the Lamb”, Pastor Adeboye prayed for peace, progress of Nigeria as well as a new beginning

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