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University of Ilorin Produces 36 Patents

Written by Pyramid FM Kano

From: ABBA BASHIR; Ali Rabiu

The Vice Chancellor University of Ilorin, Professor Wahab Egbewole says the university has produced a total numberof thirty six patents geared towards impacting the society and developing the nation.

The Vice Chancellor made the disclosure while speaking at the 37th and 38th 2021/2022 convocation ceremony of University, held at the University Auditorium, in Ilorin, Kwara state.

He said, the patents were produced with the federal government through the national office of technology, acquisition and promotion to boost research and innovation.

Professor Egbewole said, the number of patents were produced in various disciplines which included Medicine, Agriculture, Engineering, and Information Technology among others.

According to him, the university 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 of making meaningful contribution to nation building.

A total of 10,757 graduands were awarded first degree, Diploma, Postgraduate Diplomas and PhDs at the University 2021/2022 convocation ceremony.

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