UAT to expand digitisation for research, academic excellence, says deputy VC
• Says media crucial to credible Bayelsa guber election
Management of the University of Africa Toru-Orua (UAT) said it will continue to expand and explore windows from the digitisation of the institution to further enhance research and academic excellence.
It said the utilisation of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) tools has been key in the preference of UAT by training institutions and partners within and outside Bayelsa State.
UAT Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Academic, Prof. Barclays Foubiri Ayakoroma, stated this while delivering his keynote address at the just concluded 2023 Press Week, organised by the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Bayelsa State Council at the Golden Tulip Hotel, Yenagoa.
The don noted that the role of the media remains crucial to a credible and successful governorship election in the state, tasking members of the pen profession to raise the bar on political sensitisation, as Bayelsans prepare for the November 11 polls.
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