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VC Babalola, others present, as Chrisland University holds NUNSA Week 2024
From: CEOAFRICA REPORTER: Boluwatife Oparinde
Fri, 21 Jun 2024   ||   Nigeria,

The Nigerian Universities Nursing Students' Association (NUNSA) of Chrisland University, Ogun State, has recently held her NUNSA Week 2024 in grand style, as it was graced by the management of the institution.

Being a one-week event, the first day was the opening ceremony which had in attendance, the Vice Chancellor of the varsity, Prof. Peace Babalola represented by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Ebenezer Olatunde Farombi; Dean of the College of Basic Medical Sciences (COBAMS), Professor Augustine Anayochukwu Onyeaghala; Dean of the Faculty of Nursing Science, Professor Olufunmilayo Okanlawan; Head of the Department, Dr. Martha Uponi, Professor Mordi, among others, were in attendance.

Representing the VC, Prof Farombi stressed the importance of leadership and teamwork in the nursing profession, highlighting the significance of student leadership in shaping the future of healthcare. The first day ended with an awareness programme and health check round the school which attracted a wide participation of the students.

An Academic Symposium held on the second day, was also graced by Vice Chancellor, Deputy Vice Chancellor, Dean, HoD, lecturers, students and invited guests as well as students from McPherson University, Crescent University, College of Nursing Abeokuta (CONAB) and Babcock University.

While Prof Babalola encouraged the students to great nurses, a with the Spelling Bee Competition followed suit with Chrisland University clinging the trophy. McPherson University and Babcock University came 2nd and 3rd positions respectively.

The Symposium lecture was delivered by the pioneer Dean, Professor Prisca Olabisi Adejumo on the topic “Our Nurses. Our Future: The Economy of Care” followed by games of definitions and theories in nursing and the Quiz Competition. As Chrisland varsity took first position yet again at the quiz competition, McPherson University and College of Nursing Abeokuta (CONAB) came second and third respectively.

As gifts and awards were presented to the winners, awards of honour were also presented to the VC, Prof Babalola, the College Dean, and the Head of the Department. An announcement of the names of the newly elected NUNSA executives followed. The day was also characterized by football, basketball, volleyball, and badminton games.

The third day featured tennis games, and painting with lots of gifts and food as the week climaxed with a thanksgiving service held at the University Chapel.


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