Danfodiyo Varsity Plant Science Students Represent University at 30th Annual BOSON Conference in Kebbi

A delegation of students from the Plant Science Department of Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto (UDUS), proudly represented their institution at the 30th Annual Conference of the Botanical Society of Nigeria (BOSON).

Danfodiyo Varsity Plant Science Students Represent  University at 30th Annual BOSON Conference in Kebbi

A delegation of students from the Plant Science Department of Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto (UDUS), proudly represented their institution at the 30th Annual Conference of the Botanical Society of Nigeria (BOSON). The event, themed "Plants for a Sustainable and Healthier Health," was hosted by Kebbi State University of Science and Technology, Aliero.

The conference provided a significant platform for students to engage with their peers, researchers, and experts in the field of plant science, sharing knowledge and experiences that will enhance their academic and professional pursuits.


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Mukaila Lateefat, a final year student and the treasurer of the Botanical Student Association of Nigeria (BOSAN), UDUS chapter, spoke with PEN PRESS about her experience at the conference. "I saw the conference as an excellent opportunity to learn from experts in the field and engage in meaningful discussions with professionals. It was a rewarding and enriching experience. Despite it being my first conference, I never regretted attending because I learned a lot and it was really fun," she said joyfully.

Yusuf AbdulAzeez, the class representative of the 400-level plant science department, highlighted the importance of their participation. "The involvement of Plant Science students from Usmanu Danfodiyo University in the 30th BOSON conference demonstrates the department's commitment to academic excellence and student development," he stated. AbdulAzeez added that the experience will undoubtedly enrich his academic pursuits and prepare him for future careers in plant science research and application.

Muhammad Hulerat Sabo, the vice chairman of BOSAN UDUS, shared how attending the conference has influenced her academic and professional path. "The conference provided an excellent platform for networking and building connections with professionals and researchers in the field. This exposure has opened potential avenues for collaboration and knowledge exchange, essential for advancing my research and professional growth," she explained. Sabo emphasized that the presentations during the conference helped her gain more insight into research and innovations in plant science, inspiring her to explore new methodologies in her own work.


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Abdulmajeed Muhammad, the current Chairman of the Botanical Students Association of Nigeria, encouraged students to be open to attending such conferences, describing them as eye-openers. "As the Chairman of BOSAN, I am delighted to have attended the conference. It was a knowledge-packed event, and I feel the department of Plant Science and Usmanu Danfodiyo University Sokoto were fully represented," he added.

The participation of UDUS students in the BOSON conference underscores the university's dedication to providing its students with opportunities to broaden their horizons and excel in their fields. The insights and experiences gained from the conference are expected to have a lasting impact on their academic and professional journeys, further contributing to the advancement of plant science.