Saturday, 22 October 2016

ACJ OAU Hosts Veteran Journalist, Edmund Obilo

In a summit organised by the Association of Campus Journalists, OAU, the association played host to veteran journalist and former OAP of Splash fm, Ibadan, Mr Edmund Obilo.

The Summit which sought out to help highlight the roles of students in maintaining sustainable development in OAU featured paper presentations from Some students of the institution had Obilo had the major speaker of the event. In his address, Edmund Obilo highlighted the faults of the various stakeholders, decrying the rapidly falling standard of Universities in the country. In his words, Obilo stated that the larger society was supposed to be a simulation of the University system and not the other way round. Obilo whilst condemning the current state of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), described his passive critical role in his days as an undergraduate at the University of Benin.

And finally commenting on his exit from Splash FM, he stated that he was moving onto another phase of his journalism career. The Vice Dean of the Division of Students Affairs, Dr B. S Afolabi was also present at the event.

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