NIAS to Induct New Animal Scientists in LAUTECH

The Nigerian Institute of Animal Science (NIAS) is set to induct over 600 new Animal Scientists, including 400 graduates from LAUTECH, in a ceremony at LAUTECH's Great Hall on May 14, 2024.

NIAS to Induct New Animal Scientists in LAUTECH

The Nigerian Institute of Animal Science (NIAS) is gearing up to induct a fresh cohort of over 600 aspiring Animal Scientists, marking a significant milestone in the field of animal science education. Scheduled to take place at the prestigious Great Hall of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, on Tuesday, May 14, 2024, this induction ceremony promises to be a memorable event for both the institute and the graduates.

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Among the upcoming inductees, a notable contingent of 400 Animal Science graduates hails from LAUTECH, representing the highest number from any single institution in Southwest Nigeria. The ceremony, which is an annual tradition of NIAS, will also see the participation of approximately 1200 candidates from various regions across the country.

The induction of new Animal Scientists holds paramount importance as it signifies the culmination of years of rigorous academic training and practical experience. Candidates who have successfully passed the mandatory Graduate Animal Scientist Exam will be formally recognized and welcomed into the esteemed community of animal science professionals.

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LAUTECH, renowned for its academic excellence, will be proudly represented by graduates from its two distinguished departments: Animal Nutrition and Biotechnology, and Animal Production and Health. These departments have consistently produced graduates who excel in their respective fields, contributing significantly to the advancement of animal science research and practice.

The induction ceremony serves as a testament to the commitment of NIAS towards fostering excellence in animal science education and promoting professional development within the industry. It provides a platform for the newly qualified Animal Scientists to network, collaborate, and embark on a fulfilling career path guided by the principles of ethical practice and scientific innovation.

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The event, scheduled to commence at 9:00 am at The Hall on LAUTECH campus, is expected to attract dignitaries, academics, industry experts, and students alike. It symbolizes a new beginning for the inductees as they step into the realm of professional animal science practice, poised to make meaningful contributions to society and the agricultural sector at large.