Go To Desktop Site
Custom Search

Don urges youths to eschew egocentrism, mediocrity

Date: 2018-05-16

 

A senior lecturer at the Department of Mass Communication, University of Ilorin, Dr. Lambe Mustapha, has warned youths of the Emirate City of Ilorin against egocentrism, mediocrity and complacency, if they want a rapid development of the community.

Mustapha gave the warning recently, while delivering the keynote address during the maiden edition of the Ilorin Emirate Youths' Summit at the University Main Auditorium.

In his presentation, titled "Globalization and Development of Ilorin Emirate: A Call for Youths' Participation’,he described youths as the future of the Emirate, admonishing them to participate actively in the political economy of the State and Nigeria before the elders mortgage their future.

According to him, university is opened to global participation as the world has now turned into a global village.

Mustapha also warned the youths against allowing people from another part of the world to unduly exploit and explore the available opportunities to their detriment.

The don, enjoined the youths to work hard and participate in the political economy of the country for them to develop urging them to change the slogan from Emirate for Number One to Emirate for Excellence.

In his opening remarks, the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ilorin, Prof. Sulyman Age Abdulkareem, reaffirmed his commitment towards providing a suitable and conducive environment for students’ unionism, self-actualization, teaching, research, personal development and opportunities for all to contribute to the development of humanity.

Abdulkareem, who was represented on the occasion by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor Management Services, Prof. B.F. Sule, said that his administration would continue to support the Ilorin Emirate Students’ Union while imploring other stakeholders not to relent in giving their supports to the leadership and activities of the association.

According to him, if the Ilorin Emirate Students were working together, sharing ideas on development and attracting the attention of the society to their needs and redirecting their energies from restiveness to productivity, the University under his administration would not hesitate to encourage, motivate and inspire them further.

Source


Recent Posts

Cut down your expenses and pay new minimum wage, TUC boss tells govs

Abdulrazaq: Kwara APC's Victory Shows People's Determination to Achieve Freedom

SGF says APC's victory in Kwara sweetest so far, PDP kicks

Saraki throws jibes at Tinubu, says Kwara'll never take instructions from Lagos

Kwara Bye election: APC victory is the beginning of new era in Kwara State, says Saliu Mustapha

Kwara bye-election: My success, victory for Kwarans - Olawuyi

Saraki, Gov. Ahmed react to Kwara by-election won by APC

Kwara House of Reps by-election records impressive turnout

APC candidate, Raheem Olawuyi, wins Kwara bye-election

APC'll defeat Saraki in Kwara - Senate candidate

Saraki, Lai Mohammed in Supremacy Battle As Kwara Holds By-election

Saliu Mustapha empowers 100 kwarans

HoR By Election: Contest Between PDP and Security Agents-Governor Ahmed


Most Popular

16 people gun for Saraki's Kwara senate seat

Court remands 8 suspected ritualists caught with 11 human skulls

Ex-US Ambassador To Grace Unilorin Convocation Lecture

Protesters cry out over hijack of Kwara APC structure

APC names Lanre Issa-Onilu, new spokesperson

Kwara announces commencement of 1,500 teachers recruitment

34th Convocation: My mother died giving birth to me – Unilorin best graduating student

Kwara PDP's Kemi Adeosun moment. By Farooq Kperogi

2019: Atunwa Detractors Can't Win Elections in Kwara, Says PDP Leader

Kwara PDP Guber Candidate Debunks Certificate Forgery Allegation

Dogara declares Adedoyin's seat vacant as APC, PDP Reps defectPC, PDP Reps defect

NCCT Begins Electronic Payment In Kwara

Kwara 2019: Atunwa promises to promote state, LG synergy if elected