By Adeyemi Olalemi
The Vice Chancellor of University of Lagos, (UNILAG) Prof Rahamon Bello, has praised campus writers for serving as a link between the management and the students.
He said this while receiving representatives of the university’s Press Club during a visit to courtesy visit at his office.
The VC said he had been prompted to respond to various information on students’ welfare because of the role being played by the writers on the campus.
Prof Bello spoke on the challenges facing the institution, including epileptic power supply. He said the problem came from the Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN).
He stressed that the university paid N40million monthly to PHCN for electricity bills, apart from the expenses on diesel to power the university’s generators.
The VC urged the student-writers to bring principle of journalism to bear whenever they write on issues in the university.
He said the image of the University must be protected, adding that his administration would continue to work with the club to disseminate information to students.
Prof Bello noted that the university would continue to encourage entrepreneurship in students, adding that a centre that would be established to promote self-reliance.
The visiting students include Chizoba Nwajei, 200-Level English, Modiu Olaguro, 300-Level Mathematics and Education, and Adeyemi Olalemi, Physics and Education.
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