The College of Medicine of the University of Lagos has announced a date for the 2nd Medilag Alumni High Table/Fund Raising dinner as a driver to showcase its achievements and present a compendium brochure for projects.
In a release signed by Oladapo Ashiru, chairman organising committee, stated that while soliciting for support from friends of the College, philanthropic individuals, parents, multinational corporations, foundations.
“the high table Dinner is going to be a black tie event would be similar to Oxford and Cambridge Ball, Harvard Alumni Dinner, or Trinity College Dublin Dinner,” he said.
According to Ashiru, this year’s dinner would hold on Saturday, February 1, 2020 at Chai Tang Restaurant, Twin Waters, OkundeBluewater Zone, Lekki, Lagos.
“the vision for the College is to become a world-class, continental centre of innovation driven by the core values of excellence in Research, Learning, and Teaching using innovative curricula delivered in a conducive environment by sustaining and advancing the momentum of previous Provosts and building new bridges,” he says.
The College was set up in 1962 by an act of parliament as a body corporate within the University of Lagos to train Medical, Dental and other Allied Health professionals.
Over the past 50 years, successive leadership of the College had worked tirelessly towards the realization of the lofty goals of making the Medical School the foremost College of Medicine located in the University of first Choice and the Nations pride
Achievement of the Alumni include renovation of Students’ toilets, bathrooms and kitchenettes in the male and female hostels by Alumni Sets; renovation of rooms under the “Adopt A Room” programme; rehabilitation of medical students hostel access road by Chapel of the Healing Cross, Idi-Araba, Lagos; donation of consumables, microscopes, public address system by Alumni Sets; Scholarship endowments to our students by Alumni Sets, among others.