Pan-Atlantic University Committed to Community Development- VC

Vice Chancellor, Pan-Atlantic University (PAU), Lekki, Lagos, Prof. Enase Okonedo, has said students of the institution are dedicated to community service and development as part of its core mission.

Okonedo stated that apart from engaging cutting-edge research, the institution has shown commitment to engaging its host community and impacting them positively.

Speaking at a media parley with the theme: “20 years of building a culture of excellence”, the VC said students engage in regular community projects, adding that they distributed books, clothes and taught children in their host community.

“We are committed to investing in students and staff, including impactful research and community projects. Our students regularly do community projects. They  distributed glasses to children in our host community,” she said.

Okonedo said sound ethics are inculcated in students of the school to make them survive the outside world,adding that they are  mentored after graduation.

The VC said the school is ready to partner industries on research to  drive its vision.

Dean of Lagos Business School (LBS), an arm of PAU, Prof. Chris Ogbechie, said the school is committed to producing responsible leaders and making significant impact in Nigeria and the world.

Ogbechie said the LBS had set a high standard such that eminent personalities like Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu passed through it.

“We strive to be a business school that would have significant impact in Nigeria and world. We are dedicated to producing responsible leaders. If you come through LBS, you need to have business ethics  and sustainability. Our core values are service, mutual respect etc.

Director, Enterprise Development Centre (EDC), Peter Bamkole, said at the centre, an entrepreneurial mindset is created in students.

“We make sure our students start business before graduating. We create an entrepreneurial mindset in our students. We teach them to take charge in their sector and  be excellent,” he said.

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