The Lagos State Government has urged universities to prioritise research work as a way of developing the nation economically and scientifically for the benefit of the populace.
The Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Mrs. Folashade Jaji stated this on Wednesday at a meeting held on behalf of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu with the management team of Eko University of Medicine and HealthServices (EkoUNIMED).
Mrs. Jaji said “the effect of Covid-19 pandemic is globally, biting hard on every sector and to get back quickly in the new normal, institutions of learning must conduct quality researches with findings that would create community of scholars and inventors to help us bounce back”.
In his address, the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Olusoga Sofola who led the team said the institution was licensed in December 2017 as a pioneer private college of medicine by the National Universities Commission and theFederal Government.
According to him, they are collaborating with Lagos State Health Service Commission, University of Lagos, Nigerian Institute of Medical Research and Eko Hospital.
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