The twelfth inaugural lecture series of Osun state university
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The twelfth inaugural lecture series of Osun state university was on Wednesday, 7th August 2019 delivered by Professor Janet Olubukola Olaitan, a professor of environmental microbiology and public health at the Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola auditorium on the most campus of the university in Osogbo.
The lecture which was the 12th within the series of the University’s Inaugural was titled: “MICROBES: “THE INVISIBLE BUT MIGHTY”. The auditorium was filled to capacity by academia, senior officialdom , professionals associations, Royal fathers, media and eminent personalities and that they were all entertained at the top of the lecture.
In attendance at the inaugural lecture were the Deputy Governor, Mr. Benedict Gboyega Alabi; the Akire of Ikire Land, HRH. Oba Olatunde Falabi among other chiefs and academia.
The lecture presented that microbial life is amazingly diverse and their existence is intertwined in our lives. Microorganisms exist in many environments and there’s a link between exposures to infectious microorganisms within the environment and human health. She further advises that it’s left to us to make a decision our relationship with these invisible microbes by taking into consideration our environments and health status.