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Oyedepo recommends innovative education for economic transformation


Bishop David Oyedepo

Chancellor, Landmark University, David Oyedepo has called for the adoption of innovative education system to tackle the nation’s socio-economic challenges.

Oyedepo, who is also the Founder and General Overseer of Living Faith Church Worldwide, made this call yesterday while addressing the 5th Convocation ceremony of the University in Omu-Aran, Irepodun Local Concil Area of Kwara state. Speaking at the ceremony titled “Defining Destiny by Taking Responsibility” he argued that the nation’s socio-economic and security challenges are surmountable through stakeholder’s responsibility.

Addressing the graduating students, Oyedepo expressed the need for students and youth to be groomed through innovative education system with a view to enabling them assume responsibility in tackling the nation’s challenges as future leaders. Oyedepo who also doubles as the Chairman of the Institution’s Board of Regent said the institution’s students upon graduation, possess the prerequisite entrepreneurial and life applicable education through its well-tailored curriculum and academic base.

Vice-Chancellor, Adeniyi Olayanju who reiterated the institution’s efforts in advancing the frontiers of research activities in boosting agricultural value chain of the nation said this would engender the much needed food sufficiency in the country and the Africa as a whole.

405 students, christened, “The Elite Set”, graduated from the institution’s three colleges for the 2017/2018 session with 38 of them graduating with first class.

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