The lecture titled “Open and distance learning an imperative tool for educational and economic development in Nigeria” has come and gone. The event was graced by the distinguished chairmanship of DEACON GAMALIEL O. ONOSODE, OFR, FCIB, FCS in his speech stated that “learning is fundamental to the survival of human kind also emphasizing that learning is an integral part of character formation. The host Prof. (Mrs) O.O Lawal who is the current Director of the Institute also stated that the institute has progressed from the backyard and back-wood stage to a foremost institute that is ready to compete for honours on a global stage. The student body will be enjoying world class library, lecture rooms facilities etc. And Open university of UK have been having a two weeks training concerning e-learning,Research and how to lecture DLI student on the web with DLI lecturer and staff. Appreciation and vote of thanks to the Vice Chancellor University of Lagos Prof. A.B Sofoluwe for his continous support of the institute. In her speech she also spoke of improved facilities of the institute to meet the challenges of the modern day education. Presently two courses have been introduced B.Sc economics and B.Sc Public. Administration. Also,next move will be on courses like (i) computer science (ii) Geography (iii) Mass. Comm (iv) Biology (v) Physical science.
Also our appreciation goes to executive of DLISA for courage and determination for conveying student to the venue of the lecture,also for dissemination of information to the entire student body before the commencement of the lecture .God bless Nigeria, God bless Lagos state, God bless UNILAG, God bless DLI. 
CLICK HERE TO READ THE LECTURE GIVEN BY PROF. EMERITUS LADIPO AYO BANJO, CON FNAL. Vice-Chancellor, University of Ibadan (1984-1991), Pro-Chancellor, University of Port-Harcourt(2000-2004), Ilorin (2005-2007) and Ajayi Crowther University (2005-Date) ON OPEN AND DISTANCE LEARNING: AN IMPERATIVE TOOL FOR EDUCATIONAL AND  ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA

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