UNILAG will get TV licence




    By Ismaila Chafe

    The administration of the University of Lagos has introduced that President Muhammadu Buhari accredited a tv license for the college, UNILAG TV.

    The Vice Chancellor of the University, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, made the announcement at present in Abuja.

    The Vice Chancellor counseled Buhari at a gathering with the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, and the Senior Special Assistant, Garba Shehu, on the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Thursday.

    Ogundipe expressed the hope that the TV station would improve research-oriented training and ease communication inside and outdoors the college campus.

    He stated the TV station would utterly alter the communication type within the college, and improve its visibility throughout the continent.

    The Vice Chancellor, who was accompanied by the Chair and Head of UNILAG Mass Communication Department, Prof. Ralph Akinfeleye, stated the approval of the TV station additional confirmed the President’s place on selling free press, and unhindered entry to data that promotes growth.

    “It is now on file that the current administration signed the primary campus TV license and we stay deeply grateful to the President.

    “The college is a model. We need the college to be the analysis hub in Africa, and we’re working in the direction of being among the many finest three in the whole continent,’’ the Vice Chancellor added.

    Apart from the TV Station, Ogundipe famous that the Federal Government’s Independent Power Plant to enhance electrical energy was already on-going, whereas the NEEDS evaluation fund for coaching of educational workers had already been acquired.

    In his comment, Akinfeleye stated it took the college 25 years to get the primary campus Radio station license, however the TV station license was processed in three years.

    “It is attention-grabbing that President Buhari signed the primary TV station license for a college. We will use the TV station for pedagogical purity of training,’’ he stated.

    Adesina, who congratulated the Vice Chancellor on his latest appointment, stated President Buhari was absolutely dedicated to enhancing the usual of training within the nation.

    He urged the administration group to take the college to larger heights.

    In his remarks, Garba reiterated that President Buhari would at all times work in the direction of creating an enabling atmosphere for purposeful and visionary initiatives.

    “It’s a sign of the President’s clear considering. He won’t ever put an impediment on the trail of progress.

    “If you might be prepared with a undertaking that may convey good to society, the President will immediately approve and help you to do it,’’ he stated.(NAN)