President Buhari Approves License For UNILAG TV Station
President Muhammadu Buhari, has granted the approval of a TV license to of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) Television.
In a meeting with the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, and the Senior Special Assistant, Garba Shehu, at the Presidential Villa, the Vice Chancellor of the University, Professor Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, said the TV station would completely alter the communication style in the university, and enhance its visibility across the continent.
The Vice Chancellor, who was accompanied by the Chair and Head of UNILAG Mass Communication Department, Professor Ralph Akinfeleye, said the approval of the TV station further confirms the President’s position on promoting free press, and unhindered access to information that promotes development.
“It is now on record that the present administration signed the first campus TV license and we remain deeply grateful to the President. The University is a brand. We want the University to be the research hub in Africa, and we are working towards being among the best three in the entire continent,’’ the Vice Chancellor added.