A book entitled “Manually Wise Digitally Foolish” has been unveiled by a renown digital don and scholar, Prof. Sunday Eric Adewumi of the Department of Computer Science, Federal University Lokoja (FUL). The book presentation took place on 24th October, 2019 at the University Auditorium and was graced by dignitaries from within and outside the University. The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Angela Freeman Miri who was the Chief Host was ably represented by Prof. Rotimi Ajayi from the Department of Political Science.
The book, which was reviewed by Prof. M. S. Audu, a distinguished historian from the Department of History and International Studies, FUL, was presented by Hon. Justice Alaba Omolaye-Ajileye, Judge of the Kogi State High Court.
Hon. Justice Alaba Omolaye-Ajileye in his remarks said that Prof. Adewumi’s research works have helped the Legal Profession in no small measure. He maintained that Prof. Adewumi’s Inaugural Lecture at the University’s Maiden Convocation held in October 2016 which he personally attended had helped in resolving some salient issues regarding tendering of digital documents/soft copies as evidence in a Law Court. Hon. Omolaye-Ajileye said that Prof. Adewumi’s Inaugural Lecture had helped him in writing a book which has been widely accepted and adopted in the Legal Profession.
The Book Presenter commended the Author for his forthrightness in writing on critical issues that revolve around the nation’s growth and development as well as his untiring efforts in adding value to knowledge and his quest to contribute to the development of education in Nigeria.
The event witnessed the presence of Principal Officers and Management Staff of the University, Professors, Senior Academics, Non-Teaching Staff, Religious Leaders, Students as well as friends and well-wishers from outside the University. The Pioneer Registrar of the University, Habiba Anavoza Adeiza (Mrs) was specially recognized at the auspicious event.
Prof. Sunday Eric Adewumi who recently completed his tenure as Dean, Faculty of Science was the Pioneer Head of Department, Computer Science and Director of ICT in the University. Interestingly, Prof. Adewumi was the first to be promoted to the rank of Professor and also the first Professor to deliver Inaugural Lecture in Federal University Lokoja.
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