CU Emerges the Best at Model United Nations Society Conference 2007

CU Emerges the Best at Model United Nations Society Conference 2007

 
The university delegation

The university delegation

Covenant University has emerged the best at the just concluded Nigerian Model United Nations Society (NIGIMUNS) conference in Abuja. The university delegation made of four students representing four different countries as ambassadors and two staff, emerged as the Best School Delegation at the conference.

Covenant University has emerged the best at the just concluded Nigerian Model United Nations Society (NIGIMUNS) conference in Abuja. The university delegation made of four students representing four different countries as ambassadors and two staff, emerged as the Best School Delegation at the conference.

The conference had twenty nine (29) higher institutions represented and over 250 delegates, including a foreign delegate from Kenya. Among other universities represented were University of Ibadan, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, University of Port Harcourt, Redeemers University, Olabisi Onabanjo University, Abia State University, University of Uyo, and Federal University of Technology Minna and Yola, etc.

Led by a University Faculty and Fulbright SUSI scholar, Mr. Sheriff Folarin, and Mr. Olusegun Johnson of the Student Affairs Department, the university was adjudged the best institution at the conference based on the following criteria, namely, effective participation and useful contributions, intellectual soundness in presentations, consistency in decent and corporate dressing, human relations and interactions, and discipline.

Presenting the award to the university, the Faculty Adviser of , Mr. Chuka Nwaozuzu said by the award as overall best, the university has qualified and won a free ticket for its representatives to participate at the next United Nations Model Society conference in Europe in 2008.

Also, a CU delegate representing Cuba, Miss Ebun Owolabi, a 400 level Sociology student, emerged Third Best Female Delegate at the conference which lasted from December 4 to 9, 2007. Special commendations were received by Ambassadors Oluwatoni Nathaniel (Switzerland), Odunayo Sodipo (UK) and Chude Okonji (Germany).

At a welcome reception organized for the team by the University management, the Vice Chancellor, Prof Aize Obayan and other principal officers of the University appreciated the six-man team for their quality representation of the University at the event, especially for coming home with the validating awards as true ambassadors.