Wale Babalakin, Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of Council of the University of Lagos, has advised the university to always be the source of outstanding intellectual discourse, accurate news and solutions to societal problems.
The SAN made this known on Tuesday at a press briefing on UNILAG TV, at the university’s Senate building, where January 17 was announced as the day the station would begin operation on StarTimes Channel 184.
Also, the Vice Chancellor of the university, Prof. Toyin Ogundipe, stated that the TV station would see to the education, information and entertainment of students and the people of Lagos state.
“We are pleased to blaze the trail by establishing the first campus TV in Nigeria and West Africa. UNILAG TV will fly on the platform of StarTimes Digital Broadcasting Channel 184. It will serve as a reference point in sports, documentaries, quality entertainment and an instrument of educational advancement. There will be a time belt for distance learning students. Before the end of the year, we want to merge the activities of students in the arts, social sciences and science to generate quality content,” the VC stated.