Bowen University appreciates Dn. Wole Abegunde, the outgoing Pro Chancellor who served for the past 6 years. He is the Group Managing Director of Meristem Securities Limited. He also sits on the Boards of Berger Paints Plc and e-Tranzact Nigeria.
The 9th All Nigeria Universities Debate and Quiz Championship was hosted by University of Ilorin from February 13 to 19, 2022.
A total of 25 universities took part in the tournament.
Bowen University had only four days to prepare for the championship with all of them being novice to the tournament. Bowen University entered for Debate which takes the British Parliamentary (BP) format, public speaking and quiz.
17 Universities took part in the quiz session with Bowen beating University of Ilorin, University of Lagos to face Lautech in the finals. The final was intense with Bowen losing out 250 to 270 points to Lautech. Bowen University was represented in this competition by chukwuemeka Emeruwa, a 500 level law student and David Yomi-oshatimi, a 400 level law student. In the last round Bowen answered only one question while Lautech answered two. That put the final score at 270 for Lautech and 250 for Bowen.
So Lautech came first, Bowen came second, university of Lagos came third and the defending champion university of ilorin came a distant 4th.
The preliminary rounds of the public speaking contest started with over 90 participants. Bowen was represented by Olalekan Adeyemo (500 law student) and Oreoluwa Odutoye, (a 400 level Medical student). Odutoye lost out at the semi finals, finishing the race as the 7th best national public speaker out of 90. Adeyemo went ahead to win the contest beating all other contestants to the best public speaker in All Nigeria Universities debate and quiz championship.
Zara Okadigbo went ahead to qualify as an adjudicator in the finals of the debate contest. 42 adjudicator started the race and only 5 made it to the finals.
Other members of the team include Opeyemi Oyelakin (300 level economics student) and Oghene Ene-Edah (100 level law student ). The team was led by Austin Andem and Miss Jesutomi Orija both of the English programme.
In 2020, Bowen came 3rd in public speaking contest.
Further to the release of procedures by JAMB to resolve issues around JAMB admission letter for students admitted in 2017, 2018 and 2019 admission years, I write to request concerned students to verify or in-put their details on the list on or before Friday, 10th December, 2021 as follows:
- Click on this link: http://admissions.bowen.edu.ng/jambevaluation ;
- Login with your JAMB registration number;
- Carefully read information on the portal after login;
- Respond to the questions or comment appropriately;
- Add your mobile number and submit.
Please note that the University will not be held responsible for failure on the part of the concerned students to verify or add their details before the deadline above.
Sunday A. Ilupeju
Director of Admissions, Examinations and Ceremonies
Some ex-students of Bowen University, Iwo, Osun State has commended the management of the institution for sustaining the growth of the ivory tower.
They also promised to assist the university, as well as current students, for them to achieve success in their studies.
The ex-students led by Mr. Oluwaseun Adesanya, made the disclosure during a visit to the university.
Adesanya said, “We all know the role alumni play in the development of an institution and we believe that, the alumni of Bowen from 15 years ago definitely have a role to play.
“We believe that we have something we can offer to those currently in school for them not to fall into the pit that we fell into back then.
“Again, we also believe that it is time for us to unite and come together as a body for the benefit of our members and also for the development of the university.
“The management of the institution through its leader has really transform the institution and it is time that we the alumni also join hands with the management to move the institution to a greater height. The process has already commenced and we have had a meeting with the Vice Chancellor where we discussed issues that bother on how to move the institution forward.”