Prof. Iwuchukwu (standing) addressing the student nurses during the visit
The management of Calabar Study Centre, National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), recently took its advocacy campaign to major health institutions in the Calabar metropolis, Cross River State.
Leading the team, the centre director, Prof. Onyeka Iwuchukwu, paid advocacy visit to the permanent secretary, Ministry of Health, Cross River State, Dr. Iwara Iwara, in his office.
Iwuchukwu expressed her gratitude to Iwara for the warm reception the later accorded her team.
She informed the permanent secretary and his members of staff that Calabar Study Centre, one the two centres of the university in the state, was one of the first study centres NOUN established in the country.
“The second study centre of NOUN in Cross River State is Ikom Community Study Centre in Ikom,” she revealed
She explained that the aim of establishing the study centres by NOUN was to bring university education to the doorstep of all Nigerians.
“There are many advantages for civil servants to enroll and study at NOUN, these include studying at one’s pace at anywhere he/she is or chooses,” she added.