Unilorin Mass Comm Students Launch Environmental Campaign

The Department of Mass Communication of the University of Ilorin in conjunction with the Department of Health Promotion and Environmental Education has organised a one-day environmental campaign tagged “Trash it well” at the University of the Ilorin.

According to the Students, the Campaign rally which held on Thursday, 19th of July around the school premises was meant to sensitize the students and the university community to be environmentally conscious. As this will go a long way to make sure the university environment is clean and the citizens will be disease-free.

The Dean of Faculty of Arts, Prof. Mrs. O. Olademo commended the students for organising the campaign.

She said “This is a good initiatives that every student on campus have to embark upon to reduce the level of dirty environment around different Faculties”.

During the awareness rally on the campus, other departments join the campaign at different locations including Faculty of Communication and Information Sciences, Faculty of Management sciences, Faculty of Agriculture, Faculty of Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts, and Faculty of Law.

During the event, the Students presented different sanitation items to the Deans of these Faculties. The items
included dustbins, brooms, hand gloves, packers and baskets among others

One of the students at the rally, Yahaya Habeeb Kayode, a 400 level Mass communication student said that “this campaign rally on environmental sanitation should be supported appreciated by the university community to create more awareness campaigns on the issue.”

However, Dr. Patrick Udende,the Sub-Dean of the Faculty of communication and information sciences supported the initiative and urged students to make sure that all awareness, strategies and implementations are effective and successful.

Part of the side attraction of the Rally was the ambiance given with drums and saxophone to engage the students and make the rally lively.

Akintola Abdulrahman
MassComm Department
University of Ilorin


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