Oka- Akoko Study Centre takes advocacy campaign to community

Tope Oyewole
L-R: Olupe of Ipe-Akoko,Oba Francis Omokanjuola Akpata,Dr Jide Oydeyi (SCD),Rt.Rev.Akinrodoye,HRM Oba Adeleke Adegbite-Adedoyin (Owa-Ale of Ikare) and a member of Diocesan Board during an advocacy programme at African Church Diocesan HQ.Ikare


The director and staff of the Oka- Akoko Community Study Centre, Ondo State, have embarked on an advocacy campaign visit to Ikare- Akoko in the North Senatorial District, North-east Local Government Area of the state.

The director, Dr. Babajide  Oyadeyi, who led the team, took the campaign to some places that include: the African Church Diocese of Ikare and Idoani, the Area Commanders Office of the Nigeria Police Force and the Church of the Diocesan Headquarters of the Church of Nigeria.

Oyadeyi was pleased to introduce and explain what National Open University of Nigeria is about while the audience gave rapt attention to his presentation.

He said “that NOUN is a unique university that is a blessing to all who yearn for a quality education that is accessible, flexible and affordable.

L-R: Director,Dr J.B.Oyadeyi, Area Commander,Oka-Akoko and some Staff during a sensitisation visit to the Area Commander's Office

The director highlighted the various faculties and various programmes offered by the university, adding that the university's programmes are duly accredited by the National Universities Commission (NUC).

He then implored them to avail themselves, their families, colleagues, and others to take the advantages of NOUN for their benefits and assured them of quality services by the desk officers.

At the end of the meeting, copies of the centre's hand bills were distributed to the audience and soft copies were also shared to watsapp pages of the Church leaders for further posting into different groups.

At the headquarters of the African Church, Ikare and Ido Ani, Rt. Rev.Emmanuel Akinola thanked the team for their visit and said 
prayers to the university.

The Director,Oka-Akoko Community Study Centre,Dr Jide Oyadeyi addressing the Diocesan Board members of the Church of Nigeria,Anglican Communioun,Ikare at a sensitisation programme

At the Nigeria Police Force, the Area Commander, ACP Agboola Abiodun, appreciated the NOUN Oka team for the visit, and for creating educational awareness in the community, assuring them that his officers will enrol for the programme of their choice.

Also at the Anglican Diocese, the Lord Bishop of the Diocese, Rt.Bada also thanked the university for establishing the study centre in the Akoko land, expressing his satisfaction to the director and his team for their timely campaign.

He, therefore, encouraged all the clergy present to take the message to their various congregations and encourage their members to enrol into the university.