Lagos Study Centre walks through Victoria Island for advocacy

By Mary Agbokutaye
The advocacy team giving out leaflets to residents
The advocacy team giving out leaflets to residents


In order to promote and bring the Open and Distance Learning (ODL) style of education to every door in the country, the Lagos Study Centre has reached out to the Victoria Island as part of its series of advocacy activities.

The director of the centre, Dr. Alero Akujobi and the advocacy team visited the island on Wednesday, September 14, 2022, when the walk started from the gate of the study centre to Adetokunbo Ademola Street, and stretched to Eko Hotel area.

The team took to the streets to educate residents and onlookers about the university's methods of operation, entrance requirements, and the fact that it is affordable and welcoming to everyone who wants to learn.

Dr. Alero Akujobi (Left) leading the advocacy team

Akujobi, in reaction to one of the questions raised during the walk, explained how students would run their programme concurrently with whatever they were doing.

Prospective students were told of how learning in the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) transcends all barriers as staff do not embark on industrial actions akin to what happens at the conventional universities, thereby causing students and parents to have low-trust in the educational system.

On their part, the staff of the centre busied themselves with the distribution of leaflets to residents and onlookers as part of the attractive road walk.