The students of the College of Engineering were trained on data analytics during Safe Automotive Works training in the university organized by Bsquare Management Consult at the University ICT Centre on Wednesday, 13th September, 2023.
The workshop was facilitated by Engr. Oduwa Agboneni, who donated free Wi-Fi to the College of Engineering as her contribution to the growth and development of the students.
The Dean, College of Engineering, Engr. Yakub Bankole, urged the students to take advantage of the opportunity to learn. He said, it was a great privilege for them. He appreciated the convener of the project, Engr. Oduwa Agboneni and her team for bringing the opportunity to the University.
Agboneni in her address, pointed out that the idea was to educate the students on data analytics which is a required skill in the field of Engineering. She urged the students to be attentive and leverage the opportunity as it would benefit them even outside the shores of the University.
Dr. Omopeju Afanu, the Business Partner of the project, is a trained medical doctor who also pursued a course in the Engineering field and practiced as an Engineer, advised the students to be open to opportunities around them at all times. “Everything around you spells and smells opportunities, be a problem solver and leverage on such opportunities by being open minded to tap them. Opportunities breed success and when you are successful, money comes,” she added.
The Facilitator, Dr. Evi Viza, a Lecturer from the University of West Scotland, educated the students on Data Analytics and Research. She stressed on its importance, adding that data analytics is in everyday activities and engagement. “Whatever you learn, no one can take away from you and always remember that knowledge is power,” she said. She added that data validation and analytics is vital, saying it entails a lot of research and fact finding.