Prof. Advocates Inclusion of Experienced Professionals as Lecturers
A professor of pharmacology, Mrs Chinedum Babalola has advocated inclusion of experienced practitioners as lecturers in Nigerian the Nigeria universities by the Nigeria Universities Commission.
Professor Babalola who is the Vice Chancellor, Chrisland University, Abeokuta made the recommendation at the commendation service for the late pioneer lecturer at the institution’s Mass communication department, Mr. Gbenga Ariba.
The vice chancellor explained that the lecturer-practitioner initiative will help universities in integrating academic work with real life experience for undergraduate students in every disciplines.
The professor of pharmacology stated that NUC should go beyond making PHD as basic qualification to teach in universities as being practiced by foreign universities.
The Vice-Chancellor said outstanding contributions of Late Gbenga Ariba to the university was due to his experience with Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria, FRCN.
Late Mr. Gbenga Emmanuel Ariba served the university as pioneer lecturer and former Acting Head of Mass-Communication Department.