By James, Michael Igiri
The Vice Chancellor, of Lagos State University (LASU), Prof Olarewaju Adigun Fagbohun has congratulated the Vice Chancellor of the University of Lagos, Prof Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, management, staff and students of the institution on the occasion of the inauguration of Unilag Tv as the first campus television station in Nigeria.
This was contained in a congratulatory message delivered by a delegation of the Lagos State University (LASU), led by the University Librarian, Dr Adebambo Oduwole while on a familiarization tour of the University of Lagos.
Receiving the delegation at Afe Babalola Auditorium, the Chairman, Unilag Radio/TV, Prof Ralph Akinfeleye told the Vice- Chancellor of the University of Lagos, Prof Oluwatoyin Ogundipe during an introductory remark that the team had come on a visit, to share in the Unilag experience on how to best run the race for the actualisation of campus/community television in Nigeria.
The LASU team was conducted round the Centre of Excellence in Multimedia and Cinematography (CoEx) complex, including the centre’s conference hall, administrative blocks, Television editing suites, as well as the Radio and TV studios.
In a remark, Chairman of Unilag Radio/TV, Prof Ralph Akinfeleye said it was nice to have a sister institution as LASU, come on a visit to congratulate Unilag for achieving the dream of the first campus television station in Nigeria.
He described the journey towards getting a campus Tv license as arduous, and promised to share, albeit confidentially, some of the relevant information with the LASU delegation.
Reacting, the head of the LASU delegation expressed happiness at the state of things within the University of Lagos Media Complex, and noted that Lagos State University, (LASU) had a lot to learn from Unilag especially as it looks forward to submitting an application for a TV license in the coming weeks.
Dr Oduwole congratulated the University of Lagos, for blazing the trail, yet again in campus community broadcasting in Nigeria.