By Henry Odeh
The Global Alumni Association of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso has announced that this year’s edition of her annual lecture would hold on the 12th November, 2020. The lecture which is 14th in the series would be held over Zoom.
The topic of discourse for this year’s edition of the lecture has been premised on the need to productively explore the availability of university education to address the present state of the nation’s economy amidst pandemic and other challenges.
To this end, scholars shall be discussing on the topic: “Creating a Responsive Economy in Handling Global Challenges through Qualitative University Education in the Post Pandemic Era.”
According to the alumni president and host, Hon. Solomon Onilede, the Governor of Oyo State, Engr. Abiodun Oluseyi Makinde would be the Guest Speaker of the event, while Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun State would be the Special Guest of Honour.
Other dignitaries that would be attending the lecture via Zoom include the Vice Chancellor of LAUTECH, Prof. Michael Ologunde, Chairman LAUTECH Alumni Board of Trustees, Babajide Bewaji, among others.
Recall that the annual lecture has been a tradition with the Alumni Association and every edition has recorded varying degrees of successes, as both human and capital developments have been facilitated through the event.