HOW WE GENERATED ELECTRICITY FROM WASTES- UNN VC

Outgoing Vice Chancellor of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, UNN, Prof Benjamin Chukwuma Ozumba, spoke to a team of Vanguard reporters on his achievements and challenges. Ozumba, who would be bowing out after a term of five years, said his ambition was to make UNN financially self-sufficient and stop it from going cap in hand to the Federal Government for funds for research, salaries and allowances. Excerpts: Prof Benjamin Chukwuma Ozumba Can you tell us the highpoints of your five-year administration? I don’t even know where to start. When I…

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THIS LAGOS SCHOOL NOW TAKES USED PLASTIC BOTTLES IN LIEU OF SCHOOL FEES

An agreement has been reached between parents of students of Morit International School, Ajegunle, Lagos, and the school management to pay their wards’ fees with waste plastic bottles. This became possible after the school adopted the RecyclesPay Education Project, an initiative of African Clean Up Initiative (ACI), an environmental non-governmental organisational in Lagos. The school management embraced the initiative to ease the burden of parents finding it hard to pay their wards’ fees. Over 25 parents of the low-income school have reportedly embraced the initiative whereby parents bring plastic wastes…

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