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ACDE President visits NOUN, underscores varsity’s importance to Africa’s ODL

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By Paul Martin Abuja

President of the African Council for Distance Education (ACDE) and Vice-Chancellor of the Open University of Sudan, Prof Abdelraouf Ahmed Abbas, has called on the management of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) to render the university’s vast experience in Open and Distance Learning (ODL) to similar institutions on the continent for the development of the education.

The ACDE president stated this yesterday during his visit to the headquarters of NOUN in Abuja, where he underscored the role and critical importance of the university to the council and other ODL institutions in Africa. Abbas, accompanied by the Secretary, Academic Affairs of Open University of Sudan, Prof Mohammed Abo Imam, said his visit to the headquarters of NOUN was the first in his capacity as the council’s president.

The OUS vice-chancellor, who is visiting Nigeria for the first time, solicited the support of NOUN in advancing the course of the council, especially in view of its spread and student size, which places it amongst the top ODL institutions in Africa. He asked the Vice-Chancellor of NOUN, Prof Abdalla Uba Adamu, to lead the pack in the eff ort to reposition the council so as to ensure a robust collaboration and exchange of study materials


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  1. Haisam Sunusi Mahmuda says:

    I entirely welcome by the paid visits above named mentioning, I will like to acknowledge my hope for both site to works assiduously for the betterment of Distance Learning.

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