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Over 3,000 matriculating students of the in-stitution were last week urged to take full advantage of the holistic education provided by the University.
President/Vice Chancellor, Professor Ademola S. Tayo, Professor Tayo, gave the counsel as 2,542 undergraduate and 526 postgraduate students took their oath at the University’s 2017 matricula-
tion ceremonies. He and other officers noted that to train the mind and brain is at the core of a holistic education.
Therefore they should be ready to make a global difference through imbibing right values. “We accept the challenge of giving meaning to human life. That is why our educational system offers a Christ-centred approach to learning,” said Prof. Tayo.
He said they made a wise choice in selecting Bab-cock which ranks top three among the 45 tertiary institutions awarding Law in Nigeria with alumni
members emerging First Class in the Nigeria Law School in recent times.
‘Babcock is here to make a difference in Education in an age where there are so many conflicting values and declining moral values,” he stated. “Do not be distracted by those wrong values.”
President of the BU Students association, David Ekundayo, also lent his support.
“As you begin your university education journey from today always remember that the greatest journey starts with small steps,” he charged. “Challenges will come your way, but you can choose to be conquerors.”
The occasion also provided a platform for the University
to honour seven student winners of the sobriety campaign contest. Their video clips were adjudged best in a
competition to create awareness to stop drug abuse by the I Choose Right Foundation in collaboration with Stu-
dent Support Centre.
The Senior Vice President Academics, Prof. Iheanyichukwu Okoro presented the awards.