Great Inventions Comes Out Of Covenant University
Various products conceived and developed by Staff and Students of Covenant University were on display during the 10th Founder’s Day Celebration which commenced on Wednesday, 17 October 2012 at the Centre for Learning Resources (CLR)
The exhibition was one of the activities marking the 10th Founder’s Day Celebration. The products displayed cut across various Departments and Units of the University.
The Chancellor, Covenant University, Dr. David Oyedepo, in company of some members of the Board of Regents, the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Aize Obayan and the Management Staff declared the Exhibition Centre opened.
Some of the products displayed were Batch Distillation Units by Chemical Engineering Department. The Batch Distillation Units are used to separate mixtures such as alcohol to ethanol and water. Also, a door access control system, GSM based surveillance home security system, energy consumption management system, remote cooling fan speed regulator system, mobile room ventilator are some of the inventions displayed by the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Other products exhibited include traditional woven clothes (Aso Oke), Liquid Soap, Deodorants, Beads, Hats, Smoked and fresh fish. All on the platform of the Entrepreneurial Development Studies.
The Mechanical Engineering Department also displayed a dual powered spice milling machine, multi grain separator, live stock water digester and a cowpea dehauler.
Also, some Architectural designs like Anam City Historical Park, Theatre of performing Arts designed for Abuja Metropolitan Music Society and Ahmadu Bello Shopping Centre were exhibited.
The University Farms, under the leadership of Professor Louis Egwari also displayed the liscon whole corn meal, fermented rice granules, crayfish-starch medium, rice flakes, corn, plantain, paw paw, vegetables, pawka wine, pawka bitters, pawka beverages and maize were all items processed and produced by the University.
The Chancellor, Covenant University, Dr. David Oyedepo expressed satisfaction at the various products displayed, and advised that the products should be targeted at specific industry/market and people. He however, admonished that wastage should be avoided at every available opportunity as he congratulated the Faculty and Students for a job well done.