In furtherance of a partnership between Benson Idahosa University and Delaware State University, The president of Delaware State University, Dr Harry Lee Williams and his team recently paid a courtesy visit to the campus to strengthen partnership talks on research, seed technology, forage production, Live-stock breeding and curriculum development with the University management.
Speaking during the visit The President Delaware State University, Dr Harry said the visit was to discuss possible areas of partnership that will be beneficial to the two Universities.
The Vice-Chancellor of Benson Idahosa University, Prof Ernest Izevbigie, who spoke during the collaboration talks, gave the developmental strides of the University reiterating the importance of staff and students exchanged programs amongst the Universities
The President of Benson Idahosa University, Bishop F.E.B. Idahosa, who led the Delaware State team on an inspection tour around the University, expressed satisfaction and confidence of the University Management that the partnership would play a great role in moving the University closer to its core purpose of changing Nigeria.
He noted that this partnership was part of the transformation agenda of the University to reposition Nigeria and make it a hub in Africa
Also at the meeting were the Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Benson Idahosa University, Professor Sam Guobadia; Registrar of Benson Idahosa University, Rev Mike Okagbare, Director Campus Life Division, Rev. Laurie Idahosa, Dean, School of Postgraduate Studies, Prof Bamidele Sanni, Dean, Faculty of Agriculture and Agricultural technology, Prof. Williams Molindo, Director of Academic Planning, Dr Mark Ighile, Chairman of the Board, Delaware State University, Dr. Claiborne Smith, Associate Vice President of International Affairs, Dr. Fengshan Liu, and Associate Dean of College of Agriculture, Dr. Marikis Alvarez amongst others.
President F.E.B. Idahosa with Benson Idahosa University Law students whom emerged 1st position at the 6th International Humanitarian Law Moot Competition that took place at Lagos State University last month.
Today they depart the University Campus for ICRC headquarters in Abuja where they will be briefed and intimated with certain things about the upcoming 16th all Annual African Moot Court Competition on International Humanitarian Law holding at Arusha, Tanzania.
President F.E.B. Idahosa with members of Benson Idahosa University Young Diplomat Club (YDC) before their departure.
The Young and aspiring Diplomats will be attending a Diplomatic Conference at the National Assembly. Also the team will visit some Diplomatic High Commissions in Abuja.
“Prior to the commencement of the competition, we invested a lot of effort, time, dedication and prayers into the competition” Before our first appearance in court, we felt fear at the sight of students from other federal and state universities rehearsing to the extent that one of our counsels proposed that we also adopt similar modus operandi.