Sat. Sep 30th, 2023
Multi-million Naira laboratory equipment have been donated to the Department of Petroleum Engineering, University of Benin, by a multi-national oil servicing company, Baker Hughes Nigeria Limited.
The Team Leader, Geo-services, of the company, Mr Ndokwe Chidi Ndokwe, said the gesture is to bridge the industry/ academia gap in the training of students of the Department and in fulfilment of their corporate social responsibility.
The Vice Chancellor, Professor Lilian Salami, who received the equipment, thanked the Company for the kind donation which answers to the administration’s desire and commitment to providing the best teaching aids in the training of students to enable them to compete favourably with their counterparts globally. Professor Salami called on other public spirited persons and organisations to emulate the gesture.
Equipment donated include Digital Weighing Balance, Sand Content Kit, pH Meter, Water Analysis Kit, Retorts Kit and Hydrometer.
Principal Officers of the University, the Dean of Faculty of Engineering, HOD, Petroleum Engineering and other stakeholders were with the Vice-Chancellor to receive the laboratory equipment.

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