COMMUNIQUE: 12th UNILAG RESEARCH CONFERENCE & FAIR 15TH – 17THAUGUST, 2017

The 12th UNILAG Annual Research Conference and Fair with the Theme “Governance and National Development: Issues and Implications” took place at University of Lagos from August15-17, 2017.

The Conference was declared opened by the Vice-Chancellor of University of Lagos, Prof. Rahamon A. Bello.

The Conference had in attendance the three Deputies Vice Chancellor of University of Lagos Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe (Academics and Research), Prof. Folashade Ogunsola (Development Services) and Prof. Ben Oghojafor (Management Services), Dr.Taiwo Ipaye (Registrar and Secretary to Council), Dr.Lateef Odekunle (University Bursar), Dr Olukemi Fadehan (University Libarian), Prof. Abayomi Okanlawon(Chairman, Conference Planning Committee), Prof. Wellington Oyibo (Director, Research and Innovation), Prof L. O. Chukwu (Director Quality Assurance), the Deans of different faculties among other distinguished personalities.

The Conference had over 600 participants which include academia from various Universities within and outside Nigeria.

The Keynote Address titled “Governance and National Development” was delivered by Senator Oluremi Tinubu OON.

Distinguished personalities also delivered papers at various Plenary Sessions.

Prof. Felix Famoye, from Central Michigan University, delivered a paper titled “International Migration and National Development in Nigeria”

Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, Chairman Independent Corrupt Practices and Other related Offences Commission (ICPC), delivered a paper titled on “Resource Management, Corporate Governance and Law”

Mr Waheed Olagunju, Immediate Past Ag., MD Bank of Industry delivered a paper titled”Made-in Nigeria: Vehicle to the Diversification of the Economy”.

Emeritus Prof. OsatoGiwa-Osagie - a Distinguished Professor University of Lagos, delivered a paper titled “From Research to Application in Assisted Reproduction”

Prof. Godini Gabriel Darah’s a paper on “The Arts and Contemporary National Issues” (delivered on his behalf by Dr. Abosede Afolayan)

Mr. Henry Boyo CEO, Allied Tech Systems Ltd delivered a paper titled“For the Successful Resolution of Contradictions in the Nigeria’s Economy”

A total number of 242oral paper presentations and 91 poster presentations were recorded.

From left Prof.Folashade Ogunsola (Development Services), Prof. OluwatoyinOgundipe (Academics and Research), Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, Chairman Independent Corrupt Practices and Other related Offences Commission (ICPC), the Vice-Chancellor of University of Lagos, Prof. Rahamon A. Bello, Senator Oluremi Tinubu OON, Dr. Taiwo Ipaye (Registrar and Secretary to Council), Dr. Lateef Odekunle (University Bursar), Dr OlukemiFadehan (University Libarian) and Professor Foluso E. A. Lesi ( Provost, College of Medicine),

Observations:
The Conference observes that:

Recommendations
Drawing from the various observations, the Conference recommends that:



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