The University of Lagos management has revealed that its proposed 15storey female hostel building which they would start to build soon will be named after the wife of the president, Patience Jonathan.
Mama Peace is expected to be in Lagos on Friday, Feb 22, for the foundation laying of the project which is expected to gulp N3billion.
Speaking at a media parley yesterday, the deputy vice chancellor Prof Duro Oni said they are naming the hostel after Mama Peace because of her immense contributions to the development of womanhood in Nigeria. Continue…
“It is a female hostel and the person due to be named after it is the President’s wife who has touched the lives of many women. Over time, we have been having issues with shortage of accommodation, especially for our female students; but as it stands, we are about to witness a huge relief in that regard. I must thank the first lady for agreeing to be part of the history-making event and also thank our parents for coming to partner with us,” he said.” he said. The project, tagged: “Dame Patience Goodluck Jonathan’s Female Hostel Complex’’, is expected to be completed in two years and would be financed by the parents forum of UNILAG.” Prof Duro Oni said
UNILAG has a population of 28,000 students with accomodation provided for just 8,000 of the undergraduates.