UI VC recommends multidimensional strategy in tackling Boko Haram


To nip the problem of terrorism and insecurity in Nigeria in the bud, Vice Chancellor, University of Ibadan, Professor Isaac Folorunso Adewole has tasked President Mohammadu Buhari to adopt a multi-dimensional approach.
Professor Adewole while speaking with newsmen on his award by the University of Sunderland stated that like diseases, any war against terror must be fought through collective efforts including assemblage of sound team of experts capable of unmasking the masquerade with a view to reducing the fear, pain and terror.
This strategy, he said has worked in the health sector in nipping several diseases in the bud by gathering medical experts.
To further make the university globally competitive, Adewole disclosed that the premier university has also signed a Memorandum of Understanding with University of Sunderland to focus on “progression arrangements for students within courses from undergraduate to postgraduate courses; transnational education and dual award degrees; collaborative and cooperative supervision of postgraduate research students and development and implementation of research and external engagement projects, particularly to support the development of academic staff”
Adewole who is the Principal Investigator of the AIDS Prevention Initiative in Nigeria, Co-Principal Investigator of the Medical Education Partnership, a former Chairman of the National Task Team on Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV, and Principal Investigator for ‘Operation Stop Cervical Cancer’ in Nigeria is a Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
Reacting to the award, Professor Adewole said that he will continue to beam his searchlight of research on all threats to human existence adding that the award was in recognition of education and teamwork in taming a global scourge.
“An African proverb says ‘Until you unmask it, a masquerade remains a terror’. A war against terror – of any kind – is best achieved through collective efforts. Our modest contributions from our corner of the globe have helped …Read More

Source:: New Mail