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LMU AND IPNA RESTRATEGIZE TO FURTHER STRENGTHEN THEIR MOU
Landmark University (LMU) and Igbomina Project North America (IPNA) met on 19th April, 2018 to further strategize on how to strengthen the already signed Memorandum of Understanding. In 2016, the people of Igbomina in the Diaspora operating under IPNA signed an MoU with the University on a Joint Medical Ambulance Service Programme for communities in Igbomina land within Kwara State.
The University Management led by the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Adeniyi Olayanju met with IPNA team led by the President, Alhaji Taiwo Salawu whocame in, from the United States of America few days ago. During the meeting, the Vice-Chancellor expressed his delight in the amiability and kindness of IPNA group, which demonstrates the patriotic and philanthropic gesture extended to Igbomina land, as consummated by the collaboration tie knot with Landmark University. “The good news of your value on our context and the prospect of our partnership was apparent from Landmark University Medical Centre. It is in view of this that we are excited to welcome you to a meeting with the representatives of the University Management for an update on the implementation of the exiting collaboration between our two organizations.”
He further assured that the new Management both at the University and Medical Centre are on board with the IPNA Project, as it is essential to put the journey so far in perspective and strategize for easier attainment of both organizations’ collective goals and objectives by the reason of the meeting the day’s meeting that goes beyond scope of courtesy call.
In his remarks, IPNA President, Alhaji Taiwo Salawu noted that his organization is further motivated by the passion of the Chancellor, Dr. David Oyedepo who always champion the course of humanity at all platforms. He also reiterated that the IPNA’s contact with Landmark University is a dream come through after the MoU was signed in 2016. Alhaji Salawu appealed that both organizations should leverage on each other’s strength to achieve the objectives in the MoU signed few years back. “The University have some advantage and that is why we came here. The University already have access to the community and we have access to funds and equipment that can help the community. We are driven by passion and that is, if you save a life, there is a reward for you from God. The benefir to the University is that, this platform is giving you the opportunity to further engage in Corporate Social Responsibility to the community where you do business. We must continue to put effort together to serve humanity.”
The Acting Director, LMU Health Services, Dr. Joseph Osita also corroborated the commitment made earlier by the Vice-Chancellor when he said that, the IPNA Project is very strategic and describes it as an intervention for the Igbomina People. He said the project covers accident victims, charity and medical outreaches, and needs to be further strengthened to achieve its goals and objectives. He assured the IPNA team that the Vice-Chancellor has given the Medical Centre leverage to do the needful on the Project.
The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Adeniyi Olayanju giving his remarks
IPNA President, Alhaji Taiwo Salawu giving his remarks
The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Adeniyi Olayanju and IPNA President, Alhaji Taiwo Salawu looking through the MoU between both organizations
Members of Landmark University and Igbomina Project North America Team during the meeting
The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Adeniyi Olayanju presenting University sourvenirs to IPNA President, Alhaji Taiwo Salawu
Members of Landmark University and Igbomina Project North America Team in a group photograph
The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Adeniyi Olayanju, Members of the Medical Centre and IPNA Team on inspection of ipna Donated Medical Ambulance
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