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Brownville College To Fund Cancer Research In Nigeria

Emmanuel Ukudolo

Chairperson, Board of Trustees, Brownsville College, Mr. Hameed Kasumu has says he has resolved along with directors of his school to channel profits that accrue from running the school to fund cancer research.

He said the drive to establish the school was not to make profit but about contributing to the shaping and development of the future generation.

He added that he has resolved along with directors of the school that some of the profit would be channeled towards cancer research to enhance detection and ultimate cure. In his research, Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode stressed the need for constant review of the educational curriculum in schools to reflect current challenges in the nation.

The Governor who spoke at the official commissioning of Brownsville College in Parkview Estate, Ikoyi, said while the State continues to encourage private sector participation in education, quality and standard will not be compromised.

In a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Habib Aruna, Governor Ambode said that while knowledge acquired through education should prepare young people to face with confidence, both present and future challenges, it must be structured in a way that is effective and align with changing times in the 21st century.

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