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PROF KENNETH OFOKANSI PRESENTS THE 140TH INAUGURAL LECTURE

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By  Uju Akamigbo



Prof. Kenneth Chibuzor Ofokansi, Professor of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics, has joined the league of past Inaugural lecturers by presenting the 140th Inaugural lecture of the University of Nigeria titled: 'Breaking the Barriers to Effective Peroral Drug Delivery'.

In his lecture, Prof Ofokansi disclosed that Peroral  drug delivery simply means oral drug absorption and it is the most desirable and preferred method of administering therapeutic agents for a systematic effect.
 He went further to state that in the last four decades, the area of peroral drug delivery has undergone many changes and  those changes are due to increased understanding of pharmaceutical and biological constraints at the molecular level and increased generation of drug candidates and also emergence of several advanced technologies.

"The current trends in peroral delivery will bring the much-awaited revolution in delivery of therapeutic agents, particularly biotechnology based …

GREG MBAJIORGU PRESENTS A GOLDEN JUBILEE BOOK TO FORMER PRESIDENT JONATHAN

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Goodluck Ebele Jonathan is, undoubtedly, a passionate lover and patron of the art. Even when he was the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, state craft never constrained him to relegate the artists to the background. He had a wonderful rapport with the Nigerian artists. For example, on 17th March 2011, he sent an invitation to Greg Mbajiorgu and other selected Nigerian artists. Excerpt from that invitation reads, you are cordially invited to an evening with the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan GCFR. This special dinner eventually took place on 21st of March, 2011 by 7pm at Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos. Again, on 24th of November 2014, a customized invitation was extended to Mbajiorgu and other selected Nigerian artists by the same President. The invitation reads, The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, GCFR, cordially invites Greg Mbajiorgu to an evening of the celebration of the creat…