The Vice Chancellor of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe has commissioned the newly renovated Nurudeen Alao Auditorium and Lecture Recording Studio of the Distance Learning Institute (DLI).
According to the Director, DLI, Prof. Uchenna Udeani, the renovated auditorium indicates the management’s interest in the institute’s students.
“Today’s ceremony attests to the commitment of the University of Lagos management towards improving the learning environment of our students through the provision of world class ICT driven learning spaces,” Udeani stated.
She also added by saying that, “the institute has commenced the expansion of its academic programs and very soon it will roll out more undergraduate programs, and new graduate programs at both the Postgraduate Diploma and Masters Level.”
She asked that the VC include the DLI staff in the Needs Assessment Fund allocation as she explained that the DLI facilities are being used extensively by all the faculties which the VC obliged.
The Vice Chancellor, in his remarks, challenged the DLI staff to work harder to ensure the institute stays on top.
The renovated auditorium boasts of 1,400 seating capacity, 22 air-conditiners, 16 well-functioning toilets, elevated stage, fire extinguishers, water hydrants and many other facilities.