LASUCOM Unveils Plans For 25th Anniversary Celebration - EDU-BIZNEWS


Thursday, February 1, 2024

LASUCOM Unveils Plans For 25th Anniversary Celebration

Lagos State University College of Medicine has rolled out its weeklong activities for the celebration of the college's Silver-Jubilee Celebration which has its themed *Celebrating 25 years of excellence in medical education*

Provost of the College, Prof. Abiodun Adewuya announcing the activities for the celebration at a recent news conference , said that the medical college in the past 25 years of existence years had demonstrated its capacity to produce
well-trained medical and allied medical personnel to meet the demand in the health sector 

Doing this according to him,  also necessitated the planned expansion of the current facilities; including lecture/seminar halls, laboratories, hostel accommodations as well as critical human resource in terms of quality and quantity in line with the vision and objectives of the College’s founding fathers

“I am proud to say that the College has benefited unalloyed support and commitment from the Lagos State Government over the years for which LASUCOM has in turn delivered unparallelled and enduring value” he thankfully stated.

The Provost noted that, beyond the College's primary function of training young health professionals, it also prides itself on fostering a mutual cooperation with the local community and the state for the betterment of Society.

 “Since LASUCOM started 25 years ago, we have made sure that between the town and the gown, we shake hands. Most of the state health policies and programmmes that are rolled out are influenced by their relative departments in the College”, he stated

Also speaking, the Deputy Provost and Chairman 25th Anniversary Committee, Prof. Olufemi Idowu, told newsmen  that a Jumat service will kick off the “Silver Jubilee” festivities on Friday, February 2nd at the LASUTH mosque.

"Novelty Football match between LASUCOM Alumni and LASUCOM students will hold on Saturday, February 3rd, at the College Sport Complex, while a thanksgiving service will hold on Sunday, February 4th, at the Chapel Of St. Luke The Physician within the premises"

Inter-Faculty debate will be held on Monday, February 5th; Novelty Matches between LASUTH and LASUCOM will be held on Tuesday, 6th February, Health Awareness Drive will be held at the Ikeja Local government on Wednesday, 7th  February, 2024

Alumni engagement with the students will hold on Thursday, 8th February, while the grand finale and Founders’ Day Anniversary lecture titled “Health Professions Education in Nigeria–Navigating Challenges And Seizing Opportunities In The 21st Century” to be delivered by Prof. Adesegun Fatusi, Vice-Chancellor, University Of Medical Sciences, Ondo State will draw the curtain on the festivities on Friday, 9th of February, 2024.

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