Chancellor of Landmark University, Omu- Aran, Kwara State, Dr David Oyedepo, has called for the adoption of innovative education system to tackle the nation’s socio-economic challenges. Oyedepo, who is also the Founder and General Overseer, Living Faith Church Worldwide, made the call while addressing the 5th Convocation ceremony of the university themed, ‘Defining Destiny by Taking Responsibility’. Oyedepo, who doubled as the Chairman of the Institution’s Board of Regent, posited that the nation’s socio-economic and security challenges are surmountable through stakeholder’s responsibility.
He expressed the need for students and youths to be groomed through innovative education system to be able to assume responsibility in tackling the nation’s challenges as future leaders.
According to him, “nothing defines destiny as the action of taking personal responsibility, it is not capacity that defines impact, but capacity utilization”.
Also speaking, the institution’s Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Adeniyi Olayanju, reiterated the school’s efforts in advancing the frontiers of research activities towards boosting agricultural value chain. He noted that it would engender the much needed food sufficiency in the country and the Africa as a whole.
“We are posed to move Landmark University to a higher level through positive policy initiatives and unrelenting commitment to value addition and global competitiveness. The Guest Speaker,Prof Israel Adu observed that a good content delivery was a critical key to effective implementation of a curriculum that can give knowledge and attitude.
Speaking on the theme, ‘Restructuring Curriculum and Content Delivery in Higher Education for National Economic and Development’, Adu, who is a professor of Animal Science, maintained that since society was dynamic, the curriculum must also be dynamic to adequately respond to the emerging needs of the society.