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36 patents produced in Unilorin-VC says



The Vice Chancellor of the University of Ilorin (Unilorin), Prof. Wahab Egbewole, revealed that the university has produced 36 patents with the aim of impacting society and developing the nation.

On Saturday, the vice chancellor disclosed this in Ilorin while speaking at the weeklong combined 37th and 38th (2021/2022) convocation ceremony of the institution.

He said the patents were produced with the Federal Government through the National Office of Technology Acquisition and Promotion to boost research and innovation.

Egbewole said the number of patents was produced in various disciplines, including Medicine, Agriculture, Engineering, and Information Technology.

According to him, Unilorin is committed to fostering a culture of excellence, critical thinking, and lifelong learning.

The vice chancellor explained that the graduates of the institution are trained with a strong foundation for making meaningful contributions to nation-building.

Egbewole noted that the remarkable milestones achieved by the university in terms of ranking were a testament to the hard work and dedication of staff and students.

He advised the graduates to be of good behavior and seek knowledge at all times.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that 10,757 graduates were awarded first Degrees, Diplomas, Postgraduate Diplomas, and PhDs at the ceremony. 

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