Legal Practitioner Calls for More Attention to Science and Technology
Renowned legal practitioner and politician, Barrister
Olajumoke Anifowoshe, has called for more attention to be paid to science and
technology, reaffirming the belief that they have done a lot of good to the
Speaking on Tuesday, 16th April, 2019 at the opening ceremony of the Annual National Conference of School of Science (ANCOSOS) held at Obongawan Lecture Theatre, the legal practitioner argued that science and technology have helped to make the world a livable place, especially in the 21st Century.
Anifowoshe, the last daughter of the late former governor of Ondo State, Chief Michael Adekunle Ajasin, also echoed the fact that science and technology have helped the new generation to learn things about the past in an easier way.
She said, “Educational begins at birth and ends at death,” therefore, more attention should be paid to technology as it had over the years been a good aid for education.
Another speaker at the annual conference, Mr. Nathaniel Olarinoye, who is an experienced chemist and chief lecturer explained with high cogency, the importance of science and technology in the development of individuals, communities and nations of the world.
While trying to explain the importance of science and technology in human existence, he cited the employment of e-voting in the Students’ Union elections in the College and how it has helped curb election violence and assured its credibility.
The experienced scientist also stated that with the help of science and especially technology, the People’s Republic of China has developed greatly since 1979 when they were just a “low-class” country, stating that a bulk of the success and growth of China can be credited to science and technology.
The Provost of the College, Dr. Samuel A. Akintunde, who was represented at the event by the Dean of Arts and Social Sciences, Dr. David Falade, expressed his joy for the realization of the 2019 edition of ANCOSOS.
He stated that the annual event has always brought scholars with like minds together to plan the development of the College and the nation at large.
Akintunde said, “Academic conferences seek to provide practitioners and researchers with an opportunity of coming together, and sharing their research findings as well as insights.”
Present at the conference were dignitaries from within and outside the College. Some of them are the Chairman of the event Barrister Olajumoke Anifowoshe (nee Ajasin), the College Provost, Dr. Samuel Akintunde, who was represented by Dr. David Falade.
Others were Dr. Abayomi Olajuyigbe, Mrs. Olufisayo Fakorede, Mr. Akinade Awoyemi, Mr. Ganiyu Abdul, Dr. Anthonia Loto, Dr. Adewale Ajayi, Dr. Folorunso Balogun, Dr. Samuel Oyekan, Dr. Bridget Awosika, Dr. Chinelo Onuegbu, among others.