In a remarkable event at the Faculty of Arts Management and Social Sciences Lecture Theatre, the Department of Political Sciences recently organized its highly anticipated 2023 simulation exercise. This engaging exercise aligned with the IRS 317 field trip and simulation course requirements, providing students with a practical understanding of their field of study while honing essential social and cognitive skills.Professor Emmanuel Chijoke Ogbonna, the Head of Political Science Department, warmly welcomed participants and esteemed guests to the epochal gathering. The simulation allowed students from Political Science, International Relations, and Peace and Conflict Resolution units to collaboratively explore three vital topics:
The Electoral Process of 2023 General Elections, Intergovernmental Conflict in Nigeria: the case of Revenue Allocation and Sharing Formula, and United Nations and Environmental Issues: The Positions of the Global South on the thought-provoking subjects that ignited impassioned debates among the participants.
The event also served as a platform to honour exceptional contributors to teaching and learning in the department; Professor Emmanuel Chijoke Ogbonna, Lt. Col. JG Usman of CO NAUB Admin Battalion, Dr. Emmanuel Achu Jah, Mr. Godwin Onah, and the energetic lecturer of the course Mr. Ezekiel Ibrahim were among those acknowledged for their outstanding contributions.
The Coordinator of the Simulation Committee, Mr. Ezekiel Ibrahim, expressed heartfelt gratitude to all attendees and contributors for their roles in making Simulation 2023 a success.
The Department of Political Sciences’ 2023 simulation exercise showcased the academic excellence and potential of its students, reaffirming the institution’s commitment to nurturing the leaders of tomorrow.