UI, NIDCOM sign pact to promote Diaspora studies
University of Ibadan (UI) and Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the establishment of a TETFUND Centre of Excellence for Diaspora Studies.
NIDCOM chief executive, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, said the centre would be the first of its kind in the world.
She lauded TETFUND for approving the project in Nigeria’s premier higher institution of learning.
The centre is to serve as an interface between the academia and related national governance institutions for policy formulation, implementation and evaluation.
The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Kayode Adebowale, reiterated that research and training are of great importance to the ivory tower.
He promised timely and successful completion of the project.
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