OAU STUDENT OUTSHINES OTHER UNIVERSITIES AT ABUJA.
Idowu Jamiu, a part 4 students of the department of Civil Engineering, Obafemi Awolowo emerged a winner of the essay contest organized as part of the activities for the 15th International Conference and Annual General meeting of Nigerian Institution of Civil Engineers (NICE).
The conference tagged 'Unity 2017' with the theme- Civil infrastructure development in a challenging economy, was held in Abuja and it had several Nigerian universities such as University of Uyo and Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta as participants.
The essay topic was "Engineering Education in Nigeria: a status quo to be maintained". Ibokette Wisdom from University of Uyo and Adeoye Adeniyi from Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta came second and third positions respectively.
"It is a great honour and privilege to emerge as the overall winner of this national essay contest. I appreciate the opportunity given by Nigerian Institution of Civil Engineers for engineering students to showcase their ideas on reforming Engineering Education in Nigeria" Mr Idowu stated in an interview with OAU KILONSHELE.
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