*Greenfield commissions, names Cyber Security Lab after Dr. Abraham
By; JACOB ONJEWU DICKSON
In their quest to ensure that tertiary education in Nigeria is further developed and competes favourably with other parts of the world, two fast growing tertiary institutions in Nigeria, Green Field University (GFU), Kaduna and Topfaith University, Mpkatak, Akwa Ibom State have signed and MoU to advance research and other areas of collaboration.
The agreement was signed by representatives of both institutions on Monday, at the City Campus of Greenfield University, Kudenda, Kaduna.
In his welcome address, Founder /Pro Chancellor Of
greenfield University, Engineer Simon Ifediora Nwakacha (Onwa of Umueri), said that the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding between Greenfield University and Topfaith University is not just a formal agreement, but a commitment to collaboration, mutual support, and the advancement of education, research, and development.
“This partnership signifies a new chapter in our pursuit of academic
excellence and innovation, and I am confident that it will yield fruitful
results for both institutions,” he said.
Speaking further, he said that in recognition of Dr.
Emmanuel Thomas Abraham, the esteemed founder and BoT
Chairman of Topfaith University, Mkpatak, Akwa lbom State, it is
a privilege for Greenfield University to announce the naming of their Cyber Security Laboratory
“The laboratory is equipped with 20 modern computers, a high speed internet capable server and state of the art cyber security software tailored for digital forensic, ethical hacking and network management.
“These tools provide students with hands on experience and practical skills in various aspects of cyber security, expertise, preparing them for real world challenges in the field,” he said.
He added that, “As the Pro Chancellor of Greenfield University, I express my deepest gratitude to Dr. Emmanuel Thomas Abraham for his visionary leadership and unwavering dedication to the advancement of education. Your presence here today in our City Campus after the sad incidence at our permanent site is a source of inspiration for all of us and will provide you with the opportunity to support us in our drive to push forward in our quest to actualise the dreams of setting up our institution and we are truly privileged to have the opportunity to commemorate this moment alongside you.
In his remarks, Top Faith University Mpkatak, Akwa Ibom State, Founder/BOT Chairman Dr. Emmanuel Thomas Abraham commended the Greenfield management for working as a team that is resilient.
“I thank all of you for standing through the tough times and giving hope to humanity. I have seen passion, I have seen determination, ingenuity and functionality.
“Chief what I have seen here today, conforms with the philosophy that ‘essence of life is to make life easy for others’. What you have imagined, I can assure you, they will manifest,” he said.
He consoled Greenfield University Pro Chancellor that tough times don’t last.
According to him, the MoU signed will not just be an academic exercise, but one that will be beneficial to both universities.
VC Top Faith University, Professor Patrick James on behalf of the institution, extended condolences to Greenfield University over the unfortunate incident at their permanent site.
“From what I have seen in the photographs and from what I have seen today, Greenfield is topnotch,” he added.
He described the partnership as a great thing and the way to go in modern private universities development in the country.
“You share ideas, you share resources, we work as a team. Aim at going far, have the institution at heart,” he added.